Boston: G. W. Cottrell, 1848/1854. Hardcover. Bound under the title The Lady's Book, printed on cover and spine
32mo, ( 3 x 4 1/2 inches). The Young Lady; 128 pages. color Lithographic half title page
The Wedding Dress . b&w frontis, 128pp; Dark blue gilt stamped cloth, with ornate gilt decorative spine. Corners and spine ends rubbed, o/w good condition.
Internally, inscription at ffep, Sadie Duncan, In remembrance of Mrs. Smith, 1893. With an article in the first part, by Washington Irving, "The Wife", pp 45 - 61: I have often had occasion to remark the fortitude with which women sustain the most overwhelming reversals of fortune" Item #13784