WIFE DRESSING, by Anne Fogarty - 1959 [First Edition]


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Wife Dressing:  The Fine Art of Being a Well Dressed Wife

by Anne Fogarty

First edition.  New York:  Julian Messner Inc., 1959  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a GOOD DJ.

  • White boards are mostly clean, show some edgewear and wear at shoulder. Corners are bumped and rubbed.  
  • Spine has black text and decoration and is bright, with crushed ends.
  • Binding is secure.  
  • Pastedowns and feps are age toned.  
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.   
  • Interior is gently age-toned.  
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Illustrated DJ has edgewear, chipped corners, closed tears along head edge, bumping along foot edge, some staining to back and front surfaces.  
  • PS2022.0811

191 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches.

Guide to dressing well, developing taste and style, by a former fashion model become wife and mother.  With an index of fashion terms.  Each chapter offers a "provocative note for the patient husband who pays the bills," for example:  "If you adore her, you must adorn her.  There lies the essence of a happy marriage." 

Black ink line drawings by Renee Forsyth.

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