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Sylvia's home journal: for home reading and home use, of tales, stories, fashion, and needlework
London: Ward Lock and Co., 1881-9 4to. 6 volumes. 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1885, 1889. 70 "Newest French Fashions" hand-coloured plates (H. Lefevre. Paris), 9 colour litho-plates. Numerous monochrome engravings. Period advertisements. All volumes include subscribers' inserts of fashion patterns, needlework designs etc.1880: xxx, 518pp; 12 hand coloured plates "The Newest French Fashions"; 2 colour litho plates. Numerous engravings and adverts.1881: xxix, 612pp; 12 hand coloured plates "The Newest French Fashions"; Alice in Wonderland insert; Among the Roses colour litho.; Folding colour litho (adhered). Numerous engravings and adverts.1882: xxx, 588pp; 12 hand coloured plates "The Newest French Fashions"; folding colour litho plate. Numerous engravings and adverts.1883: xxx, 492 + 116pp; 11 hand coloured plates "The Newest French Fashions"; folding colour litho plate. Numerous engravings and adverts.1885: xxx, 584pp; 12 hand coloured plates "The Newest French Fashions"; 4 colour litho plates; "Sylvia Valse" music. Numerous engravings and adverts.1889: xxx, 590pp; 11 hand coloured plates "Newest French Fashions"; Folding sheet music.6 volumes, 4to, bound in later cloth. Various tears, soiling etc. Sold with all faults.Sylvia's Home Journal was a magazine of "fiction and entertaining literature, music, poetry, fine arts, fashions, and useful and ornamental needlework." Directed toward a young, female, middle-class audience and covering fashion, needlework, recipes and household management tips.A number of novels and short stories were first serialized in Sylvia's Home Journal.It was at the offices of Sylvia's Home Journal in 1882 that Enid Nesbit first met and befriended the manuscript reader Alice Hoatson. Sylvia's Journal was "for women who believe in women, and feel that her mission has never yet been properly fulfilled, and that the time is coming when she will take her place not as the inferior or rival, but as the equal of man". The British Library holding of Sylvia's Home Journal (P.P.5149.m.) was destroyed in World War II.A heavy item which may incur extra postage charges: please contact us for details.
      [Bookseller: Paul Haynes Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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