The Brown Book of Boston. Vol. IV, June 1902, No. 5.

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's white wrapper with a multicolored illustration of an elderly man with a key and opening a door to a girl in a wintry landscape. 11 1/4" x 14 1/2." Thirty-three pages (Pages 71-103), complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for a small tear in top margin of back 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: "Not in the Wedding Compact: A Story in Four Parts" by James Dalrymple Hicks, "The Abduction of Lady Edith Torrington" by Henry Cottrell Rowland, "Russia: The Empire of the White Czar" by Peter MacQueen, "The Temptation of Prisoner No. 113" by Mary Van Brunt Hunter, "The History of Kissing, " "Susan Warren's Top Buggy" by Clara A. Trask, "Some Curiosities That Drift into the Editor's Mail: Odd Letters and Requests That Are Received by Magazines," "In Walrus Land" by Winthrop Packard," "Some Fair Women of the Southland" [photographs of Southern women], "Among the Gallery Gods" by Harriet Caryl Cox, "The Editor of 'Entre Nous'" by Edwin L. Sabin, "Editorial Page," "The Brown Book's January Photograph Contest" [pictures of babies and children ages six months to six years], "Tickle-Town Tales" by Winthrop Packard, "A Substantial House for $6000" by Frank T. Lent, "The President's Library" by Waldon Fawcett, "The Renaissance of Old Furniture," "The Pete and Polly Stories" by Carolyn Wells, "The Talismans for Getting Ahead" by Franklin Hayes, "How Sadie Saw the Circus" by Edwin L. Sabin, "The Housewife and the Market Basket: All Within an Orange Peel," "Rare Old Lace and Their Story" by Mary Ward Shuster, "Some Mid-Winter Fashions" by Mabel Beard, "Stitches Used in Making Battenberg Lace," and "New Books."