Female Etiquette Personal Conduct Social Behavior 1829-38 pair nice old books MannersBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Advice, 19th Century Etiquette, Guides for Young Women, Manners, Public Conduct & Behavior].
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The Young Lady's Own Book: A Manual of Intellectual Improvement and Moral Deportment, by Anon.
Published 1838, Philadelphia by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co.
320 pages. Engraved frontis and half-title. Period full leather, gilt title with floral frame, boards outline ruled. Top of front joint split, rest of joint cracked, covers still firmly attached.
Letters of Maria Jane Jewsbury Addressed to Her Young Friends, to which is Added Legh Richmond's Advice to His Daughter.
Published 1829, Boston by Perkins & Marvin. 180 pages. Period 1/4 leather, marbled paper covers.
Set of two (2) advice manuals/etiquette and manners guides for young women. Revealing glimpse at 19th century expectations for girls.
Set along the shelf measures:
Largest book measures: 6" H X 3 3/4" W.
Smallest book measures: 5 1/2" H X 3 1/2" W.