Cincinnati: L. Swormstedt and A. Poe, 1853. Cloth. 4to; vii, [iii], 568pp; gilt stamped decorated red-cloth over board, vignette of a building with triple gilt borders and ornaments to front, gilt-decoration continues on spine and rear board; red leather onlay to spine with gilt-stamped title; terra cotta colored endpapers; 24 engraved illustrated plates including frontispiece, fp a portrait of Rev. Beverly Waugh, engraved vignette to title page; , corners rubbed with loss, shelf scuffing to boards with fraying at head and tail of spine, joints rubbed, foxing throughout; good plus. This edition not found in WorldCat libraries. Good +. Item #327
Both literary and religious articles, as well as poetry. The monthly publication for the year 1853 bound together in an elaborately decorated binding. An interesting glimpse at the literature and religious writings for women in Antebellum America.