The Love of Dress. A Sketch from Real Life.
Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1847. F. 72 pages; with a tissue-guarded woodcut frontispiece by Gilbert Guinon(?); and a few tailpiece illustrations following the chapters; mainly a Christian cautionary tale for youth concerning vanity and pride in matters other than spiritual, text followed by a poem relating to the same; previous owner sentiment on endpaper; red cloth binding, decoratively blindstamped and with gilt spine titles and gilt decoration; some edge, tips wear, soiling to binding; foxing throughout the pages of the book; good condition, interesting floral and symbol interpretation sentiment history. Item #18707
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