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A Fine Box with Imagery of 2 Lovely Young Ladies in a Rose Garden on the Cover and 20 Trinket Boxes within- European Women c1840 A Manual of Manners for Impolite Infants Depicting the Characteristics of Many Naughty and Thoughtless Children, with Instructive Illustrations.
1840. A 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" pressed board box with applied lithograph on the front cover depicting two young women musing while standing arm in arm in a rose garden. The surprise within the box is 20 trinket boxes each 2 5/8" x 1 1/2". Each pressed board box is covered with embossed gilt paper with an applied litho on the top of prodominantly a woman or women posed in outdoor scenes. Two of the boxes depicting courting couples. One is in the style of the Marie Taglioni fairy. Each box designed with the sole purpose of retaining ones tiny keepsakes and treasures. A joy to be received by any young woman. One box with corner repair. Light warping from storage in dry environment. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Eclectibles, ABAA [Tolland, CT, U.S.A.]
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