Philadelphia: C. J. Peterson, 1865. Hardcover. G- (Binding has subsantial wear to outer spine, with rubbing along its edges; moderate wear otherwise; some pages have foxing or bleed-through from adjacent illus.; most text pages are clear.). CAVE. Brown boards, red leather spine and corners with some gilt decoration, 492 pp.; numerous BW and color tinted plates. Six sequential issues, bound together, of this popular American women's magazine of the nineteenth century, established as a cheaper alternative to Godey's. Contains stories, poetry, current events, music, fashion, cooking, book reviews, and other topics. With many illustrations of the ladies' fashions of the day, as well as patterns for creating one's own stunning pieces. Includes a table of contents at the end.
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