Peterson's Magazine. Vol. 65, January-June, 1874, Vol. 66, July-Dec. 1874. Indexes for both volumes present.
Price: 250.00 USD
Philadelphia: Peterson's Magazine. , 1874. 4to. 448 pp. 441 pp. " Peterson's Magazine gives more for the money, and of better quality, than any other. It contains evry year, nearly 1000 pages, 14 steel plates, 12 double sized mammoth colored steel fashion plates, and about 1000 wood engravings-and all this for only TWO DOLLARS A YEAR. Each number has a superb double-size colored Fashion Plate, executed in the highest style of art. Each plate contains from 5 to 6 figures. In addition woodcuts of the newest bonnets, hats, caps, etc.etc. , will appear in each number. Also the greatest variety of children's dresses. Also PATTERNS FOR EVERYDAY DRESSES, in calico, delaine & etc. This is a feature peculiar to Peterson , and makes it invaluable in the family. Also diagrams, by aid of which a cloak, dress, or child's costume can be cut without the aid of a mantua-maker , so that each diagram, in this way alone, will save a year's subscription. The Work Table Department of the Magazine is wholly unrivalled.Every number contains a dozen or more patterns in every variety of Fancy-work, Crochet, Embroidery, Knitting, Beadwork, Shell-work, Hair-work, etc. etc. Superb colored patterns for slippers, Purses, chair seats etc. given each month of which at a retail store would cost fifty cents. Peterson is the only magazine that gives these Patterns every month. " Our New Cookbook" . The original household receipts of "Peterson' are quite famous. Every one of these Receipts have been tested". The original edition not a reprint of any kind, i.e. neither a r. In vol. 66, pp.386-388 have a small piece missing from the text otherwise fine as to plates and text. .