The Brown Book of Boston. Vol. III, June 1901, No. 2.

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's white wrapper with a black and white illustration of a mother reading with her son and daughter on stone steps atop which is an archway with trees. 11 1/4" x 14 1/2." Twenty-six pages (Pages 39-64), complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for a small blue stain on front cover. The Brown Book of Boston is a monthly magazine that includes short stories and current news and covers topics such as housekeeping, sewing and crafts, and the latest fashion trends of the time. The magazine was first published in 1900 and ran until 1905 when it merged with the Modern Woman magazine. The following articles, stories, etc. are in this issue: "When the Chinook Struck Fairfield: A Serial in Five Parts; Part I" by Henry Wallace Phillips, "Experiences in Three Wars" by Peter MacQueen, "The Pete and Polly Stories" by Carolyn Wells, "The Waves of Chance" by Anna Leach, "Everyday Outings for Women" by Mary Sargent Hopkins [personal wellness article for women], "The Insignia of the Month" by Waldon Fawcett [article on the rose], "The June Photography Contest--The Prize Winners" [theme of illustrating the titles of well-known fiction], "The Brown Book" [editorial page], "The Old Grey Shawl" by Mary Sargent Hopkins, "With the Procession: Little Stories About Great People," "Tickle-Town Tales" by Winthrop Packard, "For the Little Brown Bookers--The Evans' Circus," "Dainty Lingerie for Nimble Fingers" by Pauline Abbot, "The June Bride and Her Trousseau" by Mabel Beard, "The Housewife and the Market Basket" by Cynthia E. Newcomb, "A Picturesque Little Home for $1200: Suitable for Suburb, Country or Shore" by Frank T. Lent, "Books, Bookmen and Book-Talk," and "The Passing of Caviare" by Grace Russell.