The Samples Collection

This Godey's Lady's Book web site contains selections from the Book during the years 1855-1858. Individual issues of the Book contained the following sections:

Illustrations: Color Plates, full page illustrations, music, etc.

Fiction: Selected Authors

S.J. Hale's Editorials: Editors' Table

Literary Notices: Selected Examples

L.A. Godey's Editorials: Godey's Arm Chair

Fashions & Patterns: Selected Examples

The Book also contained non-fiction articles and recipes. Some of these are available on the "full issue" Godey site.

Related Materials

Welcome and What's New

Louis A. Godey: Biography

Sarah J. Hale: Biography

Godey's Lady's Book: Publication History

An Invitation

List of Illustrations at this Site

Sample of a Typical Table of Contents

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