Standard Fashion Company: NY, 1906. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-5147
Illus., two color fashion plates, 11 x 8", pict wraps, (129)-280. Covers creased, splitting along spine, lacks tip of spine, light soiling and spotting and edge tears, pages have light spotting else very good condition. No table of contents. Some of the contents: "Limerick Lace", "Fashion Notes For Men", "A Bonnet For An Elderly Woman", "Party Dresses For Young Folks", "The Christmas Presents Of The Rich". Of course, Christmas stories: "The Double Christmas Tree", "The Doll Who Was A Fairy". Color ads for Corticelli Silk Mills, Colgate, Necco Sweets, Domino Sugar. Plus, an article titled "A Domestic Party" in which the neighborhood was invited to one of the neighbor's houses for a "domestic party" all dressed as various servants. "And the host and hostess who received them...the hostess wore a gorgeous bandana twisted above her wooly wig, her face blackened and lips enlarged with rouge..." SCARCE.