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.