Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant]. Caroline Lee Hentz, Mary Spenser Pease, Alice B. Neal.
Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant]
Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant]
Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant]
Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant]

Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant]

Philadelphia: Godey's Lady's Book, 1853. Hardcover. vi, 572 p., 22 leaves of plates (including partially handcolored fashion plates): many in-text illustrations, music; 25 cm. Dark green library cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. Contents include: illustrated articles about Philadelphia businesses J. & M. Baird [steam marble works], and Cornelius, Baker, & Co. [lamps and gas fixtures] -- The Hermit of Rockrest by C. Lee Hentz [Caroline Lee Hentz]-- Pin-Money and Needle-Money by Mary Spenser Pease [tableaux vivant] -- stories by Sarah Josepha Hale: Marry Well, or, the Spirit of '78; The Frontier House, or, Old Times in the Granite State -- About Washing-Machines [describing various tools that had been invented to make washing clothes easier, in hopes that someone will invent a "thoroughly serviceable and cheap washing-machine"] -- stories by Alice B. Neal: Life at a Post, or, the Diary of an Officer's Wife; "Nose Out of Joint" or, Mrs. Jenkins's Second Baby; The Sister-in-Law; The Wife's Error -- A Peep into our Post-Office by Kate Berry -- An English Authoress by Anna Cora Mowatt [re: Camilla Toulmin] -- Henry Morley by Urania Mandeville -- stories by Pauline Forsyth: Sketches of Southern Life: Miss Johnson's Lover, and Mr. John Campbell's Mistakes. Also includes poetry; clothing designs; knitting, crochet, and embroidery patterns; house plans and landscape gardening; games; and music (Josephine Polka and Clara Polka by Thomas a'Becket; De Darkey's Home by H.L. Foster and L.S.D. Rees; The Lady's Book Polka by Mrs. S.R. Burtis; The Rival Cavaliers by Glover; and The Flowers of Spring by John G. Whiteman). In Very Good Condition: old correction to year of publication on spine; fore-edges stained; minor foxing and staining to pages; faint dampstain along upper edges of a few leaves (including 4 leaves of plates); otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #004035

Price: $115.00