The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning with the Eleventh Verse
BS 1463 .C3X
Date of Publication
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In the Hebrew Bible and the Old Testament of the Christian Bible, the 31st chapter is the final chapter of the book of Proverbs. Verses 11 through 31 detail the attributes of a good wife or an ideal woman.
The volume The Perfect Woman was printed in Boston for the Craftsman's Guild by Earle H. Heintzemann at the Henintzemann Press in 1900. It measures 7" x 4.5". The colophon reads " This book was hand lettered and decorated by Cora June Cady and illuminated by Emilie Marthecia,Whitten for The Craftsman's Guild. There are 310 copies on handmade paper and 50 copies on Japan paper. This copy is number thirty-six." [on Japan paper] The volume is encased in a slip cover and is lacking the original ribbon ties.
Winthrop purchased The Perfect Woman from The Book Nook on December 12, 1956 for $4.50.
Women, Holy Bible, Hebrew Bible, Old Testatment, Biblical teaching, Illuminated Manuscript, Arts and Crafts Movement
Art and Design | Biblical Studies | Book and Paper
Cady, Cora June and Whitten, Emilie Marthecia, "The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning with the Eleventh Verse" (1900). Rare Books. 93.