Standard Fashion Company: NY, 1906. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-5146
Illus., two color fashion plates, 11 x 8", (561)-684. Covers have creasing, light soiling and staining, small tears to cover along top/bottom of spine, a few pp have light soiling and creased corners else good to very good condition. Title page is at the back on p636, instead of at the front. Some of the contents: "Points On Coatmaking", "Halloween Entertainments", "Carrickmacross Lace", "A Halloween Story Of Long Ago For The Young Folks", "The Village Improvement Society" a serialization of a story by Della Thompson Lutes. Ads include Cream of Wheat, Cawston Ostrich Farm and a four page color ad for Weingarten Bros. Corsets. And two items "in dialect": "Aunt Mandy's Medicine", a poem, "Le's fix a dose for Beulah's Ben- Dat little nigger, sho, is sick" and a story "Aunt Angelina's Experience Wid New Conventions" "An' des den Mars Geawge he cum along, an' he laugh out loud an' long, an' say, "Why, mammy, dat man is des immertation' a niggah minstrel". SCARCE.