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American Ladies' National Magazine

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GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK, POH i843 The most eplcndid and valuable Monthiy Pefiodical ever published. The only maeazine devoted to Ladies and conducted lZ members of their own sex. Composed ens tirely of original anieles, by the most eminent writers of the age; and embellished with a largor number and a greater varietvof costly, elegant and attraciive pictorial tl lustrations, ihan any similar pubheation EDITED BY Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, Morton M'Michad Mrs. L, H, Sigourney,L. A. Godey. CONT1UBUTOK3 TO KACH ÍÍUMBER. Miss. C. M. Sedgwick, N. P. Willis, Miss E. Leslie, Mrs. C. Lee Hencx Mrs. E. C. Embury, T. S. Arthur, Theodore S. Fay, Mrs. E. F. Ellet. in announcing to his numerou9 patrona and tlut public at large, hie arraneemems for ihc yoar 1842, the proprietor of Godey's Lidy'a Book, takes occasion to acknowleu'ge the unparullclec' and triumphantsuccess of lus Magazine, whicli has now reached the extraordmary nuinher offorly thousahd montMy; beinga brger edition than has ever been pnntfd of any other work of any description in America. This sucess ha is aware has been ettained by the vast superiority which the Lady'a Book haa alwnye maintained uver thecontemporary magazinoswhich have attempted to rival its tnurits, a, aupoiioriiy whicli he is stilt determined topreserve by keeping it, in all its departmonts. litcrary, iniellectual and moral, na well aspictorial, emblematic, artistic, and mechani-. cal. That tliiö is no ïdle boust, he appcala. to the experience of the pust tvvclve ycars,. in all which lime, he has made no promiseto the public which ke ha3 not strictly performed, nor undcriaken anything whiuli his means did not enable him to accomplish to the utmost. Entering, as he is aboutto do, on the 24th Volume of the Lady's Book, with increasod energy and accumutated resourcesuvith an ampie knovvledge of thebu sincss in which he is cngüged, acquired by long years of unremitted appheation: with subscription list unparalleled in the anual of litcrature; wilh nurfterous facilities not possessed by any olher publisher; with vvelldigested and widoextendcd argumente; and abovu all, with a steadfast purpose of uiaintaiiiing the lofty clevation his work haa reached, the proprietor has not hesitated ta incur expenses, which under other circum stances might prove startling, but by meaneof which he vvill be enabled to make the Ladv's Dook, the richest, the rarest, the most attractive, and the most valuable periodical, inirinsical and extrinsically, ever offered to the American public.Splendidly colored platos of tho faBhione ivill also bcgivcn eveiy montSi, contaming at least four female figures, and embodyinjt in evcry instance the latest costumes, receivcd dircctly froin a correspondent at Paris. Trawsmusion by mail. - One advantage the subscribers of this work will have, will be ils early reception. It will be received at ihe remotesi citics of the Union, by the first day of the month of publication. Clubbing. - Lady's Book, 1 year, and People's Library, I yuar, $5,00 Lady's Book and Young Peoplc's Book, 5,00 Do Pictorial Library, 1 year, and Poople'3 Library, 1 year. 10,00 Do and Young People's Book,10,00 Lord Bacon'-, worke; Thiers History of the French Revolution, and Waverley's NoveJs, in'5 vols. 0,00 Do Thiers Revolution and Scotts Works, complete in 10 vuls. 25,00 Business Department. - The price of this publication is three dollars per annum- twii copies, one year, in advance, five dollars. Tliose of onr friends wanlingto eubscnl to the best Two Dollar Weekly Family Newspaper, publisbed in this city, can be acconiniodated as follows: Two copies of the Saturday Courier, one year, nnd Godey's Lady's Book, oneyer. sent fur 5,00 Five copies of the Lady's Book 1 yr.10,00 Five copies of the Saturday Courier, 1 y. and Lady's Book, 1 year. 10,00 Eleven copies of the Lady's Book 1 yr 20,0T Thirteen copies of the Lady's Book, 1 yi. and Walter Scolt's NoveJs, complete, or his niiscellaiifious works, whichever msy be preferred. 30,00 In all cases where money is 'emitted for'Clubbing," the most liberal nllowances will )e made. The money, in all cases, insitively rvceived bel'ore a number ia sent. So letters will be taken from the Post Office unlrss the postoge on them is paid. Unlees jositive orders are given at the time of subscribing. the work will be cüiitinued afterhe first year, and ii' not paid during tbc vear, ihe pnce will bo increased lo 4dollore.. Address L A. GODEY, 101 Chesnut street, Philadelphia.