1859 Godey's Lady's Book


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Godey's Lady's Books were compilations of the years magazines, in this one 1859. It has in it patterns, literature, illustrations, poetry and more. This one has the patterns for "Gold Dollar Purses", the music to the "Snow-Drop Waltz", dresses that can be purchased, embroidery patterns, decor, stories such as "Neglected Flowers", architecture and house plans, recipes, education such as chemistry, literary notices (books by mail), "chit chat about fashion", novelties, puzzles and riddles, plays, health, gardening and I could go on and on.

It has 568 pages and is in small print, so it is a lot of info about 1858!!
It is 9.5 x 6.5 x 2.75", a big book! The red and gold leather cover is quite worn on the edges. The front cover with the first 3 pages attached has come off, the pages could be reglued to fix it, but I will let the new owner decide on that. The pages are only slightly yellowed and are still soft. This is a really special antique book.


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