HISTORY OF FEMININE COSTUME TRACING ITS EVOLUTION FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT. Anonymous, Chappell Bacon, Co, McNally Rand, Co.

HISTORY OF FEMININE COSTUME TRACING ITS EVOLUTION FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT. Syracuse, New York: Bacon, Chappell & Co., [1895]. 32mo, pp. [1] 2-31 [32], illustrations, original pictorial wrappers, stapled. First edition? Promotional booklet, this one prepared for a dry goods store in Syracuse, New York, copyright 1895 by Rand, McNally & Co. A popular work that had many editions in America and England; this is probably the first edition. Wrappers dusty, narrow vertical chip from fore-edge of front cover, several leaves dog-eared, largely at lower corner tips, a sound, good copy. According to OCLC a copy of this edition (promoting Williams & Rodgers Co., Cleveland, Ohio) is held by Western Reserve Historical Society. Scarce. (#162760).

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