Gale, Ethel C
Title: HINTS ON DRESS Or, What to wear, when to wear it, and how to buy it
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York G.P. Putnam & Sons 1872
Seller ID: 39117
Putnam's Handy-book Series; 107 pages; Clean and tight in original brown binding with decorative stamping and lettering in gilt and black. OCLC: 1289101 A fabulous look at fashion advice in the 19th century - history of costume, suggested budgets for ladies in various socio-economic circumstances (from the working woman employed in an editorial position at a major weekly publication to the young married lady keeping house in a large American city and not obliged to consider economy), advice on color and form, things indispensable, how and what to buy, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.
History of Fashion Costume Clothing Fashion Styles