My Lady's Casket of Jewels and Flowers for Her Adorning. Eleanor W. Talbot.
My Lady's Casket of Jewels and Flowers for Her Adorning

My Lady's Casket of Jewels and Flowers for Her Adorning

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1885. First edition. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. 10" x 7". Unpaginated. Pictorial publisher's binding: textured gold cloth with maroon and silver decorations on the front board, maroon lettering on the spine; all edges gilt. Chromolithograph title-page with fifteen additional chromolithographs throughout the book. Two chromolithographs have folding doors that reveal additional illustrations. A gift-book for women of the nineteenth century, concerned with "feminine virtues" and the best ways to "adorn" oneself with makeup, perfume, and jewelry. Near Fine. Item #00009139

A Near Fine book with a 1900 Christmas gift inscription on the first blank leaf and a tiny hint of rubbing to two of the lithographs.

Price: $250.00