Peterson's Lady's Magazine 1877 Fashion Illustration 12 issues bound color platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Fashion Illustration- Women's fashion & home arts- domestic life in 19th century America].
Peterson's Magazine, 1877 Volume.
Published 1877, New York, by Illman Brothers.
12 monthly Issues bound together, apparently complete with 12 folding hand colored fashion plates, 12 engraved plates, numerous woodcut plates, illustrations throughout, etc.
Period 1/2 leather binding, marbled paper covered covers, gilt spine title. Binding leather is slightly age dried and flaked along the joints, crease down middle of spine. However book remains sound, tight, mostly clean and apparently complete as issued, many of the original tissue guards still present.
Book measures: 9 5/8" H X 6 1/4" W.
Price represents a modest $20/ issue to start.