~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864via Open Library*Tips for getting your luggage through customs when traveling, circa 1864

~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864
via Open Library

*Tips for getting your luggage through customs when traveling, circa 1864

~ A Child’s Guide to Reading, by John Macy, 1909

~ A Child’s Guide to Reading, by John Macy, 1909

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925
via Internet Archive

~ What Shall I Eat? The Housewife’s Manual, by Miss E. Neill, 1892
~ Dining Room and Kitchen, by Mrs. Grace Townsend, 1902

~ Dining Room and Kitchen, by Mrs. Grace Townsend, 1902

~ Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by C.H. Kent, 1880"All sympathy for real suffering is dead and buried, by novel reading. It is the natural fruit."

~ Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by C.H. Kent, 1880

"All sympathy for real suffering is dead and buried, by novel reading. It is the natural fruit."

~ The Duties of a Ladies’ Maid; with Directions for Conduct, and Numerous Receipts for the Toilette, James Bulcock, 1825

~ The Duties of a Ladies’ Maid; with Directions for Conduct, and Numerous Receipts for the Toilette, James Bulcock, 1825

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925
via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925
via Internet Archive

~ Friendly Talks About Marriage,  G. W. Shinn, 1897

~ Friendly Talks About Marriage, G. W. Shinn, 1897

ofpaperandponies:

cabbagingcove:

What a mass of filthy, exciting, poisonous matter is printed these days. Boys, beware!
[A Boy at Fifteen: Before and After, 1903]

“Exciting” literature: leading boys astray since 1436.

ofpaperandponies:

cabbagingcove:

What a mass of filthy, exciting, poisonous matter is printed these days. Boys, beware!

[A Boy at Fifteen: Before and After, 1903]

“Exciting” literature: leading boys astray since 1436.

(via my-ear-trumpet)

~ Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by C.H. Kent, 1880

~ Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by C.H. Kent, 1880

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925
via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925
via Internet Archive

~ Advice to Young Men and (Incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life, by William Cobbett, 1829

~ Advice to Young Men and (Incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life, by William Cobbett, 1829