Woman's Home Companion. July 1901, Vol. XXVIII, No. 7.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of two women and a man watching fireworks in a nighttime scene with boats on a river and red, white, and blue lanterns hanging from a tree. Back cover has multicolored advertisement for Mennen's Borated Talcum Powder. 11 1/4" x 16." Forty-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Binding is a bit loose with some chips at the spine. Small hole on Pages 27 and 28 that only affects one image. 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: "Where the Spirit of Independence Was Born" by Landson Knight, "Home-Life in New York City" by Henry C. Potter, "Nature's Decorations: by Clarence Moores Weed, "Women Lighthouse-Keepers" by Mary Nimmo Balentine, "A Japanese Nightingale" by Onoto Watanna [serial], "Presenting a Silver Service to a Battleship" by Waldon Fawcett, "Talks with Girls: The Summer Vacation" by Ada C. Sweet, "The Affairs of the Household: Eggs, Milk, Cream, Butter and Cheese" by Mary Graham, "Talented Children," "Jewelled Splendor of European Courts" [brief article with photographs of European royalty and their jewelry], "From Shore to Shore" by Helen E. Gavit [article about the daily life aboard a ship], "Patriotic Entertainments" by Mary Dawson, "Achievement of Colorado Women" by Bertha Damaris Knobe [article about Virginia McClurg who, along with Lucy Peabody, were instrumental in establishing Mesa Verde as a national park], "New Designs in Hand-Made Laces" by Lillian M. Siegfried, "Frocks for Young Girls," "Dainty Gowns for Midsummer," "Buffalo's Picturesque Exposition" [photographs from the Pan-American Exposition], "Appetizing Dishes for July" by Sallie Joy White, "Novel Occupations: Selling Fruit-Baskets" by Lafayette McLaws, "Problems in Dressmaking" by Rosalind E. Payne, and "Types of Beauty for the Exposition" by Chauncey M'Govern.