Woman's Home Companion. August 1901, Vol. XXVIII, No. 8.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by H. Koch of a young man and woman near a pond with the latter feeding a family of swans. Back cover has multicolored advertisement for Pearline soap. 11 1/4" x 16." Forty pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Pages 2, 3, 9, and 10 have a tear on the side 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: "A Japanese Nightingale" by Onoto Watanna [serial], "The Lady Warwick School for Women Farmers" by Bertha Damaris Knobe, "Nature's Decorations" by Clarence Moores Weed, "A Famous Fisherwoman," "The Affairs of the Household: Fruits, Vegetables and Nuts" by Mary Graham, "Styles for Midsummer," "Talks with Girls: About People and Books" by Ada C. Sweet, "Plays and Play People" by Roderic C. Fenfield, "Beaches and Bathers" [beach photographs], "Dainty Food for August" by Sallie Joy White, "Welsh Rarebit" by Lillian M. Siegfried [article on how to make doilies with embroidered rabbit designs], "Training of Impulses" by Florence Hull Winterburn [parenting article], "Poise" by Ina Brevoort Roberts [article about proper etiquette and behavior], "The University Club in New York," Tulip Design for Gown" by Lillian M. Siegfried, "Novel Occupations: Being Interviews with Women Who Are Earning Their Livings in Unusual Ways" by Lafayette McLaws, and "Wash Tailor Skirts" and "Problems in Dressmaking" by Rosalind E. Payne.