A Bound Collection of Engraved Plates from various Magazines from the Mid-19th Century [Godey’s Lady’s Book, Graham’s Magazine, Peterson’s Magazine, Ballou’s Monthly Magazine]

By: [Hicks, E.A.]

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: very good


An unusual collection of engraved plates from several different magazine. Full-leather with black leather spine labels, 16 by 24.3 cm, 444 pp. including one fold-out and several color plates. Very good with light wear to the boards and a few small holes in the leather. A firmly bound book. Included are clippings from Godey’s Lady’s Book, Graham’s Magazine, Peterson’s Magazine, and Ballou’s Monthly Magazine. From those that are dated, the contents range from 1858-1864. The illustrations focus primarily on women and children, fashion, fabric designs, and sewing patterns, along with some poetry, music, and a few articles. The name oif the original owner, E.A. Hicks is stamped in gilt on the spine label, and “Rev. Hicks / Monday” is written in pencil on the third leaf.

Title: A Bound Collection of Engraved Plates from various Magazines from the Mid-19th Century [Godey’s Lady’s Book, Graham’s Magazine, Peterson’s Magazine, Ballou’s Monthly Magazine]

Author Name: [Hicks, E.A.]

Categories: Antiquarian, Scrapbooks, Photo Albums, Fashion, Crafts,

Publisher: np, np: 1858-1864

Binding: heardcover

Book Condition: very good

Seller ID: 3803