A Golden Guide to Matrimony, with Six Qualifications for Wedded Life. [Third edition of 'A golden Guide to Matrimony, or, Three Steps to the Altar'] Showing that there is but one Connubial Love, and its Analogy to Spiritual Love.
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A Golden Guide to Matrimony, with Six Qualifications for Wedded Life. [Third edition of 'A golden Guide to Matrimony, or, Three Steps to the Altar']

London: Passmore & Alabaster, n.d. [c.1895?]. Third edition. xx, 214, [4], 8; illustrated by seven engravings, and including pages for 'Remarks' to be added. The last 12 pp consist of the publisher's advertisements for Sturgeon's works. Extensive depiction and discussion of a variety of difficult social and relationship scenarios and moral dilemmas, considered from a pious Christian viewpoint. Contents in good order, with occasional soiling, and with some dog-ear creases. Endpapers soiled and foxed, with a pencilled ownership name. 18.5x12.5cms, in the original limp brown cloth, printed in black: soiled and darkened, with a little fraying to the lower corners. A good original copy of this scarce, and larger, edition. [copac gives the dates for the 1st & 2nd edns as [1892] & [1889?], with respectively 183pp & 198pp. There is no mention of the present edition, which does not have 'Three Steps to the Altar' in the title.] G.
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