A Golden Legacy to Daughters, or Advice to Young Ladies (ca. 1860)
A Golden Legacy to Daughters, or Advice to Young Ladies (ca. 1860)
A Golden Legacy to Daughters, or Advice to Young Ladies (ca. 1860)

A Golden Legacy to Daughters, or Advice to Young Ladies (ca. 1860)

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A Golden Legacy to Daughters, or Advice to Young Ladies. Boston: Bradley, Dayton & Co., ca. 1860. [8378]

Blindstamped cloth, faded to brown, gilt titles to spine, 5 x 7 inches, frontispiece steel engraving of a young woman by D. L. Glover, lacks the tissue guard. 259 pp., thin tidemark in the long margin throughout. Good. Hardcover.

Pp. 192-259, "A Mother's Advice to her Absent Daughters," by S. Pennington.

Advice from the Victorian Era on morality and manners for young ladies.

Topics include Study of the Scriptures; Education of the Heart and Affections; The Government of the Temper; Economy; Politeness and Accomplishments; Father's Advice; Practical Duties; Conduct and Behavior; Amusements; Friendship, Love, Marriage; Views of Life.