MATRIMONIAL ADVICE: A LITTLE BOOK OF ADVICE - Vickar, 1st/1st 1891 Satire
Title:MATRIMONIAL ADVICE: A LITTLE BOOK OF ADVICE TO BE GIVEN TO ALL THOSE CONTEMPLATING MATRIMONY, MARRIED OR ENGAGED
Author: H.M. Vickar
Publisher: Geo. M. Allen and Co. City: New York Year: 1891 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 30 pages Illustrated: Yes, Author illustrated with hand-colored lithographs
Book Details + Condition: Scarce first edition from 1891 of "Matrimonial Advice", both written and illustrated by H.M. Vickar. Cloth and vellum board with gilt lettering. Boards show rubbing and shelfwear. The pages and illustrations are bright, crisp and clean. A fascinating and beautifully illustrated Victorian satire of marriage, with 17 hand-colored lithographs by H.M. Vickar. The book does its part to be fair, by outlining the "Pitfalls of Marriage" with sections devoted to both men and women.