Woman's Home Companion. February 1902, Vol. XXIX, No. 2.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration showing two men, two women, a girl, and a dog standing near a stone wall in a snow-covered landscape. Back cover has multicolored advertisement for Cream of Wheat. 11 1/4" x 16." Fifty-two pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact overall, but there is some chipping at the spine and a small tear on the right side of the back cover. 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 Carnival of Mardi Gras" by W. G. Bowdoin, "Famous Artists in Grand Opera" by Gustav Kobbe, "George Washington's Neglected Birthplace" by Waldon Fawcett, "The Heroines of Antietam" by Joseph Hamilton, "Courtship and Marriage Customs from Many Lands: Mohammedan and African," "Wedding Anniversaries" by Carolyn Wells, "Quiet Talks with Women: The Fifth Wheel" by Ada C. Sweet [article on caring for one's elderly parents], "Fancies in Lingerie" by Helen Marshall, "Costumes for Various Occasions" by Helen Louise Morris, "Beautiful Modes in Lingerie" by Morris, "Characteristic Monograms" by E. T. Wilkinson, "Nature's Best Gift to Mothers" by Florence Hull Winterburn, "When the Stork Comes" by Arthur W. Yale, "Women's Club-Houses" by Bertha Damaris Knobe, "Entertainment for Boys" by William Albert Haberstro, "When One Is a Guest" by Harriet Secor Pitman, "An Up-To-Date Nursery" by Marsha Houk, "The Gift of Responsiveness" by Mary R. Baldwin, "Mountmellick Embroidery" by Ida D. Bennett, "Dainty Bed-Fittings" by Lillian M. Siegfried, "Nail-Head Decorations" by Mary Gibson, "Jeweled Ornaments" by Marsha Houk, "Luncheon Delicacies," "Woman's Humorous Sense" by Kate Masterson, and "A Sister's Opportunities" by Rose E. Parmele [advice on how sisters should treat their brothers).