Peterson's Magazine 1864 12 Issues January - December Leather Bound Hard Cover Antiquarian Book. Subject: American Civil War Era Fashions and Victorian Women's Interests and Activities. Condition: Good antique--over 150 years old. Engraved illustrations with and without color are in nice condition.
Photos are considered part of the description; please look at them and use the magnifier to form your own opinion. Tight binding with covers still attached.
Complete with all 900+ pages and 12 monthly hand-colored fashion engravings. Double-sided printing except for some engraved plates. No man-made markings except owners' names inside front cover.
Covers and spine have some edge wear, covers have some scuffing. Minor small scattered spotting on pages.One fold-out page is split on fold lines. Contents: 12 monthly issues of a popular women's magazine from 1864 plus title page and two alphabetical indexes--for January-June and July-December.
Each issue has several engraved steel or wood illustrations, including a hand-colored steel engraving of the latest fashion styles from Paris for that month. Color has also been added to some of the needlepoint and embroidery patterns within the book. In addition to clothing, accessories and patterns for making them, fictional stories and non-fictional articles give a glimpse into domestic life in 1864.
Contents include but are not limited to. Short stories and serialized books.
Sewing and needlework patterns - needlepoint, embroidery, beading, knit, crochet, more. Tips on h ousekeeping and good health. Size: Approximately 9.5" x 6.5" x 2.ALL REASONABLE BEST OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED. The item "1864 Peterson's Magazine Leather Bound 12 Issues Jan-Dec American Civil War Year" is in sale since Tuesday, April 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "hilltop_shop" and is located in Oak Ridge, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.