Weddings and Wedding Anniversaries. Vol. VII., No. III. September, 1894. Metropolitan Pamphlet Series.

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Original publisher's brown paper wrappers. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2." Seventy-six pages, complete. Black-and-white illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Covers are slightly soiled and darkened and have multiple small surface marks. Some chipping at spine. Clean internally except for age toning, occasional marks, and slight darkening to a few pages. A Good copy. Lists of other publications that are part of the quarterly Metropolitan Pamphlet Series are printed on the back cover and inside of the back cover. Tthis issue covers late-nineteenth century etiquette of weddings and wedding anniversaries. Among the topics covered: "Engagements, Engagement Rings and Engagement Announcements," "The Wedding Day," "Invitations," "The Proper Attire for Wedding," "Wedding Receptions," "Wedding Breakfasts," "Bride's Cake," "Wedding Cake," "Congratulations," "A Springtime Wedding," "Giving and Acknowledging Wedding Presents," "The Weddings of Widows," "Duties of the Bride and Groom's Attendants," "The Marriage Certificate," "Wedding Anniversaries" [includes the Cotton, Paper, Leather, Wooden, Woolen, Tin, Silk or Linen, Crystal, China, Silver, Pearl, Ruby, Golden, and Diamond Wedding Anniversaries], and "Materials and Trimmings for Wedding and Bridesmaids' Gowns." Included in the back are illustrations of example wedding attire for brides, grooms, pages, and maids of honor.