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The Philipena, or friendship's token: A present for all seasons.

Published by G.W. Cottrell & Co.; New York: T.W. Strong [1848], Boston, 1848
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Petite, pretty gift book: stories and poems dedicated to the happy rewards of virtuous domestic life. The volume opens with an => illuminated color-printed frontispiece; present here are "Social Life, or the Plains of Matrimony," "The Heart That's True," "Marrying for Money," "A Good Daughter," "Worth and Wealth," "Congenial Spirits," etc. Binding: Publisher's brown cloth, covers framed in blind, front cover with gilt-stamped urn of flowers, back cover with same design in blind. All edges gilt. 16mo. Col. frontis., 126 pp. Faxon 655. Bound as above, corners bumped/rubbed and base of rear joint and spine a little rubbed; gilt bright. Endpapers with early pencilled inscriptions, frontispiece with adhesion of a sliver of paper from title-page along inner margin, title-page with brown spot in lower margin offset onto lower edge of frontispiece. Sewing loosening with some early and final leaves starting to separate, title-page all but separated. Pages generally clean, with a few scattered spots; one upper margin with pencilled inscription mostly erased. A read and cherished copy, still sweetly sentimental and interesting to look at. Bookseller Inventory # 30368

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Title: The Philipena, or friendship's token: A ...

Publisher: G.W. Cottrell & Co.; New York: T.W. Strong [1848], Boston

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

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