Jul 15, 2021 - Sale 2576

Sale 2576 - Lot 36

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
The Lady's Magazine.

London: Printed for G. Robinson, January-December, 1809 and supplement. [and] London: Printed for G. & S. Robinson, January-December 1813 and supplement.

Two octavo volumes, each illustrated throughout, general engraved titles for each year, twenty-four hand-colored costume plates, each of the issues with engraved frontispieces, and folding engraved patterns for embroidered borders, nice copies with some occasional foxing, bound in contemporary half leather bindings with marbled paper boards, the 1813 volume with a board supplied from another book, 8 1/4 x 5 in.

A resurgence in the study of women's lives has brought better focus on The Lady's Magazine, published in England between 1770 and 1818. Bringing together, national and international news, original fiction, music, practical household tips, embroidery patterns, clothing plates, and more, these popular periodicals were prized by their audience. In this period, and for the gender, the reader-contributor model produced thousands of pseudonymous pieces by writers who had few outlets for their work. For more, enjoy exploring at this link: https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/ladys-magazine/