Np/np/date Faded. Octavo. Item #021880
1052pp., illustrated. This would be the book used by men and women before and after marriage during the late 19th century. Selection, or mutual adaptation; courtship, married life and perfect children,, thei generation, endowment, paternity, maternity, bearing, nursing and raring; etc. are just a sampling of what this book teaches. A near fine copy bound in red embossed cloth stamped in gilt, spine lettering and all edges gilt. A handsome copy showing only minor sunning to spine and upper edge.