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A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

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A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

by Grace H. Dodge

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  • Hardcover
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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. Hardcover. VG+. ...written to those girls, who have not time or inclination to think and study about the many important things which make up life and living." Copyright date is 1887, this is the 1888 printing. 16mo, navy cloth with gilt titles on front cover, 139 pages. VERY GOOD+ with slight rubbing to the spine head and tail and corners, slightly "dusty" top page edge, internally clean and tight. The Tuesday evening gatherings spent together in "Practical Talk" - which later grew into the first Working Girls' Society. Dodge was a prolific writer; her papers are in the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College. A very nice copy of this rare book.

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Bookseller
Bygone Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
16969
Title
A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.
Author
Grace H. Dodge
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - VG+
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Funk & Wagnalls
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1888
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
DOMESTIC ARTS, SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, MANNERS, MORES, CONDUCT BOOKS
Bookseller catalogs
Women's Studies; Social Life and Customs;

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Gatherings
A term used in bookbinding, where a gathering of sheets is folded at the middle, then bound into the binding together. The...
Tail
The heel of the spine.
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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