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The Lonely Hearts of Yesterday: Love & Mischief in 19th Century Personal Ads
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Personal advertisements have been around as long as newspapers themselves. If you're curious about what a "matrimonial ad" from the 1800s looked like, this is your book. 19th and early 20th century matrimonial advertisements--along with newspaper stories about romantic advertising adventures gone awry--will lighten your mood and reveal the unchanging optimism of men and women searching for love.