Woman's Home Companion. January 1902, Vol. XXIX, No. 1.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by Solomon J. Solomon showing a knight riding a horse through the water with the personification of Victory behind him. Back cover has multicolored advertisement for Baker's Chocolate and Cocoa by the Walter Baker and Company. 11 1/4" x 16." Forty-eight pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Pages 9 and 10 have a tear on the edge but text is still legible. Woman's Home Companion is a monthly magazine that includes short stories, serialized fiction, and current news and covers topics such as housekeeping, sewing and crafts, and the latest fashion trends of the time. Woman's Home Companion was very successful and ran from 1873-1957. This issue has many fictional short stories. The following articles, stories, etc. are also included: "The Community of Zoar" by Landon Knight [article with photographs about the socialistic community of Zoar in Ohio founded by Zoarite leader Joseph Bimeler (1773-1853)], "Courtship and Marriage Customs in Many Lands: Persia and Australasia," "Famous Artists in Grand Opera" by Gustav Kobbe, "Midwinter in Valley Forge" by Clifton Johnson, "Deeds of Heroism, Patriotism and Patience of Women in the Civil and Spanish Wars," "Hints of Present Styles" by Helen Louise Morris, "Models for Midwinter" by Morris, "What Shall We Wear" by Helen Marshall, "Quiet Talks with Women: On 'Giving Up' the Best Things of Life" by Ada C. Sweet, "The Society of American Women in London" by Mrs. Stephen Crane, "Art Treasures from the Cincinnati Museum" [photographs of some of museum's artwork], "Cincinnati's Picture Gallery and the January Cover," "Decorative Ferns" [models for decorating porcelain], "New Wrinkles for Up-to-Date Housewives" by Laura Hull Larned [cooking article with recipes], "Character Costumes" by Rosalind E. Payne, "The Medium in Child Control" by Florence Hull Winterburn, "Among the Players" by Leroy M. Scott [article on plays], "Possibilities of the Buttonhole-Stitch" by L. Barton Wilson, and "Hospital and Boarding-House for Birds" by Elizabeth Kinney [article on Virginia Pope's hospital and boarding house for birds with photographs].