Nothing to Wear: An Episode of City Life (from Harpers Weekly); Illustrated by Hoppin
Nothing to Wear: An Episode of City Life (from Harpers Weekly); Illustrated by Hoppin

Nothing to Wear: An Episode of City Life (from Harpers Weekly); Illustrated by Hoppin

New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1857. Hardcover. 68 p., frontispiece and 7 leaves of plates (included in page count); 18 cm. Publisher's gray-green cloth with gilt-stamped cover title and publisher's emblem on front cover. Blind-stamped decoration on both boards. Dark green endpapers. Bound in at the front a sheet with "Recent Publications" of the publisher, printed on one side only. BAL, 2228. Half title and title page are printed in red. Green bookseller's stamp on front free endpaper verso for E. S. R. Butler, Wilmington, Delware. A humorous poem about well-to-do women in antebellum New York City and their struggle to find the right thing to wear. In Good Condition: edges rubbed; loss at ends of spine; front hinge cracked; back fixed endpaper scraped; foxing and light soiling. Good. Item #006340

Price: $15.00