Peterson's Magazine. Volume 75, January - June, 1879. Volume 76, July - December, 1879. All the indexes are present. Complete.
Price: 250.00 USD
Philadelphia, : Peterson, , 1879. . 4to. 988 pp. 8 pp. of indexes. 12 handcolored fold out fashion plates, each with their tissue guard, each depicting 5 adult women dressed in the height of fashion titled Les Modes Parisiennes. 14 full page fold out colored engravings,14 full page black and white engravings, 517 black and white wood engravings, 12 music scores. 26 pp. of illustrated advertisements for a variety of products. Tipped in advertisement before the December, 1879 issue reads: For many years it has held the front rank as a magazine of literature, art and fashion; and for excellence in all departments and cheapness it is without a rival. "Peterson" has a larger circulation than all the other Ladies' magazines combined and no other magazine in America has such a corps of contibutors as Mrs. Frances hodgson Burnett, Mrs. Rebecca Harding Davis, Mrs. Ann S. Stephens, Jane G. Austin, Marietta Holly and Frank Lee Benedict". The original edition not a reprint of any kind i.e. neither a re. Fine. .