Philadelphia: H.C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, 1860. Boards. 12mo; 300pp + 4pp ads; blind stamped decorative medallion inside triple border, royal blue cloth over board, gilt stamped title to spine in decorative borders; aquatint frontispiece with tissue guard; binding solid; light scuffing boards, edges and bumping of corners with some loss; age toning of paper, some light staining and some scattered foxing; good plus. Good +. Item #819
Poetry, short stories, and moralistic advice in this small mid 19th century woman’s book. Chapters include: Thanksgiving, An Evening at HomeTwo Years Old, Music in Families, Do You Know What Your Children Read?, Obedience How Taught to Children, The Dumb Child, and Hints for Husbands.