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Title The Lady's book and magazine of belle lettres, fashions music &c.
Publication Info. [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Published by L.A. Godey, Philadelphia, 1830-1898.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 69 (1864, July-Sept.)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 68 (1864, Feb., Apr.-June)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 62 (1861, Jan.-June)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 64 (1862)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 70-71 (1865)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 72-73 (1866)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 74-75 (1867)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 76-77 (1868)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 82-83 (1871)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L G5829 L3  v. 96-97 (1878)    IN LIBRARY

Description v. : ill. (some col.), music ; 24-27 cm.
Frequency Monthly
Publication Date Vol. 14 [no. 1] (Jan. 1837)- v. 18, [no. 6] (June 1839).
Vol. 1 (July 1830)-
Note Published also at Boston by W.H.S. Jordan, <1837-1838>.
Summary Godey's lady's book and magazine, a journal published from 1830-1898 and an important resource for the study of nineteenth-century American history, social history, women's studies, material culture and literature. Coverage includes women's fashion, textiles and patterns used for women's clothing, essays, book reviews, how-to articles, biographical sketches, history and travel articles, and poetry.
Note Incorporates: Lady's book (1830-1839); Godey's lady's book and ladies' American magazine (1840-1843); Godey's magazine and lady's book (1844-1848); and Godey's magazine (1892-1898).
Also available on microfilm from University Microfilms in its American periodical series: 1800-1850.
Volume 20, January-June, 1840, v. 23 July-December 1841; v. 24, January-June, 1842 has t.p.: Godey's lady's book, and Ladies' American magazine / edited by Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, Mrs. Lydia H. Sigourney, and Louis A. Godey.
Founded and edited by L.A. Godey; with S.J. Hale, 1837-39.
Imprint, v. 131-133 (Godey's magazine): New York : Godey Company.
Advertisement for Illinois Central Railroad Company on back cover of some 1864 issues.
"Miss C.M. Sedgwick, Miss E. Leslie, and N.P. Willis, regular contributors": t.p. of v. 24, January-June, 1842.
Binding, v. 131-133, 1895-1896 (Godey's magazine): publisher's cloth; red; bevelled edges; spine lettering in gold; vignette at foot of spine: Established 1830; buff end-papers. VIgnette also on t.p.
Local Note Autograph on front free end-paper recto, v. 19: Emeline Barker; on t.p. of 1840: Mrs. B. / Mrs. Hannah Barker. On front binder's blank, v. 70 in MS, purple ink: Anna B. Klumpp / October 11th, 1891. On verso of embroidery plate, bound after the engraved t.p. of v. 70, MS penciled note: Sarah Josepha Hale - / Became the Editor in 1837. Inscribed (pencil) on t.p., v. 133: April 21, 1890 / M.B. Thompson lives at / 104 West 73 Street / N.Y. City.
Binding, v. 23-24, (1841-1842): green morocco; gold tooling on boards and spine; all edges marbled; 1865-1868 and 1878 volumes in identical bindings: half-leather; lettering and tooling on spine panels in gold; spine title, 1865-1867: Gody's magazine; spine title for 1878: Gody's lady's book. February, April-September 1864 issues in original printed wrappers. Godey's magazine, vol. 131 (July to December, 1895); vol. 132 (January to June, 1896) and vol. 133 (July to December, 1896) in original red cloth bindings.
Acquisition date stamp in v. 54 (1857): March 24, 1906; 1859: penciled July 17, 1907; 1860: stamped March 24, 1906; 1861: November 26, 1910; 1862: March 24, 1906 (rebound in 1907, date stamp on back paste-down).
Subject Illinois Central Railroad Company.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Fashion -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Literature -- United States -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Arts -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Books -- Reviews -- United States -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Poetry -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Women in the book industries and trade -- United States -- 19th century.
Women editors -- United States -- 19th century.
Genre or Form Women's periodicals -- United States -- 19th century.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Women -- Education -- United States -- 19th century -- Periodicals.
Genre or Form Literary periodicals -- United States -- 19th century.
Autographs (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Advertisements -- United States -- 19th century.
Added Author Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879, editor.
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865, editor.
Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858.
Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867.
Godey, Louis Antoine, 1804-1878, publisher, editor.
Jordan, William H. S., d. 1898, publisher.
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867.
M'Michael, Morton, , editor.
Barker, Hannah, Mrs., former owner, signer. ZNS
Barker, Emeline, former owner, signer. ZNS
Klumpp, Anna B., former owner, signer.
Thompson, M. B., signer. ZNS
Added Title Lady's book, and ladies' American magazine
Caption Title Lady's book
Added Title Godey's lady's book, and Ladies' American magazine
Caption Title Godey's lady's book
Added Title Godey's magazine
Running Title Godey's magazine and Lady's book
Continues Lady's book
Absorbed American ladies' magazine Jan. 1837
Continued By Lady's book (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1839)
Godey's magazine (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1895)