Fashions for the feet, ancient and modern. Dedicated to the ladies of the United States

New York: Baker, Godwin & Co, 1858. 32mo, 4 x 2.75", pp. 32; original brown printed paper wrappers; upper corner of last 3 leaves and lower cover clipped, barely touching text but with no loss of understanding; otherwise very good. A little advertisement for J. B. Miller & Co, 134 Canal St. Includes a history of footwear to ancient Egypt onwards (with complaints about high heels, narrow toes, and small shoes generally), modern fashion, with an argument for American manufacturing and an excuse for high New York prices, and advertisements for buskins, boots, garters, children's shoes, and India rubber shoes. None in OCLC. Item #54571

Price: $75.00

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