Ladies Scrap-Book 1856

Ladies Scrap-Book 1856
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The Ladies' Scrap-Book. A New Year and Christmas Gift. Photo Gallery

The Ladies' Scrap-Book. A New Year and Christmas Gift.

"Fancy has sported all her powers away

Intales, in trifles, and in children's play;

And 'Tis the sad complaint, and almost true,

Whate'er we write, we bring forth nothing new."

Original Edition

Publisher-Printing Location: Leavill & Allen, 379 Broadway, New York  Date:1856 to 1863 (the years Leavitt & Allen were at that address) Size and Page Count: 5" X 7" Tall 268 Pages

Condition: -Very Good to Fine!- Full Leather bound with Gilt lettering and decorations to spine and boards, boards decoratively blind stamped, all paper edges gilt.  Corners mildly curled. Book has no writing, signatures or stamps. The 'Presented to' page is blank. Some foxing, more on end pages.

Illustrations Information: 5 Engravings with tissue

-------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian ---------

Articles and Information:

CONTENTS.

  1. The Brazilian Bride, . . . Hon. Mrs. Norton
  2. The Proud Ladye, Miss Landon
  3. The Castilian Captive, .... Imperial Magazine
  4. The Two Sisters, Southern Literary Messenger
  5. The Nun, Rogers
  6. The Snow-Storm, Edinburgh Magazine
  7. Marrying Well,or the Spirit of "76, Hartford Courant
  8. The Shepherd Shakespeare
  9. The Miniature, The Parthenon
  10. Despondency, Edinburgh Magazine
  11. Tale of the Early Christians, . . From a Lady's Sketch of Corfu
  12. Lake of the Dismal Swamp, . . Moore
  13. The Village Prize, Miami of the Lake
  14. The Smuggler's Bride, .... Major Mitchel
  15. An Adventure of Charles the Second, Court Gazette
  16. The Mother's Dirge over her Child, Edinburgh Magazine
  17. The King's Ward, Miss Mitford
  18. The Orphan Girl, T. K. S.
  19. The Banker's Daughter, . . . G.P.R. James
  20. Address to the Moon, .... Edinburgh Magazine,
  21. lone of Athens, N. Mitchel,
  22. Would I were with thee, . . . Hon. Mrs. Norton,
  23. The Young Fireman Charles P. Ilsley
  24. The Girl of the Canebrake, . . Cincinnati Mirror
  25. Stanzas, Charleston Mercury

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