Social Conduct Self-improvement Manners in Women 1842-70 lot x 5 books adviceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Manners- Social Conduct- Etiquette- self-improvement- Women in 19th century America].
Nice group of five mid-19th century American books related to the development of social skills, graces and manners, particularly in women.
All in their original cloth publishers bindings, spines gilt lettered and / or decorated. All remain sound, mostly clean and tight. Various age flaws and signs of time clearly visible within the shot video.
The Laws of Health in Relation to the Human Form, by D. G. Brinton, M. D. and Geo. H. Napheys, M. D.
1870, Springfield, Mass, W. J. Holland.
Letters to Mothers, by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney.
1842, New York, Harper & Brothers.
The Lady's Guide to Perfect Gentility in Manners, Dress, and Conversation...
1860, New York, Derby & Jackson.
Memoirs of an American Lady, with Sketches of Manners and Scenery in America, by Mrs. Grant.
1846, New York, D. Appleton & Co.
The Young Lady's Counsellor: or, Outlines and Illustrations of the Sphere, the Duties, and the Dangers of Young Women, by Dr. Rev. Daniel Wise, A.M.
1850, New York, Carlton & Phillips.
Set along shelf measures: 5 1/2".
Smallest book measures: 7 1/8" H X 4 7/8" W.
Largest book measures: 7 3/4" H X 4 3/4" W.