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ALLEN, MRS. S.S., REV. C. STONE & WILLIAM C. BROWN EDITORS - THE MOTHER'S ASSISTANT AND YOUNG LADY'S FRIEND.

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Boston, Cyrus Stone 1853-1854 Illustrations (31, inc. 28 as listed for 1853 of which 5 are hand-colored plates of flowers, and 3 for 1854 inc. finely engraved frontis of "The Royal Fan" showing Queen Victoria, Prince Albert & their children. . Octavo three-quarter calf, paper label pasted on spine, tips worn. Fifteen bound monthly issues of this 19th century women's periodical, 1853 Nos. 1-12 & 1854 Nos. 1-3, in 3 Parts bound out of date order: Part I (1853) pp5-68, 73-136, 141-204; Part I (1854) pp5-72, 77-204; Part II (1853) pp5-72, 77-140, 145-204. Occasional foxing but clean and complete for 1853 with first 3 issues for 1854. *Fifteen issues from the final two years of this entertaining periodical, founded in 1841 to "assist mothers in the difficult and peculiarly responsible work of governing and educating their children .. It will suplly a desideratum, in the periodical literature of New England, which has long been seen and deeply lamented" (J. Porter, Boston, Jan 14, 1841).
GBP 77.00 [Appr.: EURO 86.75 US$ 97.76 | JPą 10520] Book number V74813

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