*V Rare* Lady of Distinction The Mirror of the Graces or English Lady's Costume


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Author : By A Lady of DistinctionTitle:  The Mirror of Graces;or The English Lady’s Costume Combining and Harmonising Taste and Judgement,Elegance and Grace,Modesty,Simplicity and Economy With Fashion in Dress with Useful Advice on Female Accomplishments,Politeness and Manners;the Cultivation of the Mind and the Disposition and Carriage of the Body;offering also the most efficacious Means of Preserving Beauty,Health and Loveliness The Whole according with The General Principles of Nature and Rules of Propriety              Publication:  First Edition Printed for B Crosby And Co Ludgate Street London and Sold by All Booksellers 1811……………………… (See Pictures) Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book bound if half tan leather over marbled boards with gilt titles to spine.It’s a handsome and contemporary with new endpapers and with the half title page present.This copy has four plates including the engraved frontispiece,one is coloured and the directions to the binder of where to place the four plates has been adhered to.Page edges remain untrimmed.The beginning preface states that these pages were not intentionally at first written for publication,but originally composed by the desire of some female friends,who live at a remote part of West of England;and who awre of her consumate knowledge of the world and experience in all that is honourable in the art of captivation.The book has 2 pages of ads to the rear and there are NO previous names or inscriptions present.It’s a wonderful treatise that contains useful tips and advice on a lady’s deportment,dress style and noble manners.The contents internally are a little age toned as to be expected but all pages and very readable and without chips or tears.An excellent copy for the collector,small 8vo [vii] 2 241pp plus 2 pages of ads to rear… First Edition London B Crosby & Co 1811Postage: (Free Insurance Is Included)UK Postage: £4.50 Sent Royal Mail 24  Tracked and Signed 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked and Signed:    £12.95 (Europe) 7-15 working days  Air-Mail Tracked and Signed   £16.95. (Rest of the World) 7 – 21 working days  Air-Mail Tracked and Signed Zone 3 USA £19.95  7-21 working days Payments:Paypal We are happy to send you a paypal invoice on completion of the saleNB: All Parcels sent Overseas come with full Private Insurance.We can provide tracking for parcels going overseas but there is an added cost for this   

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