Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

"Sunlight" year-book for 1898


subjects: almanacs,

  • 1. The "Sunlight" year-book for 1898. A treasury of useful information of value to all members of the household. Including the calendar and kindred matter, universal history, geography, army and navy, science, literature, fine arts, architecture, commerce agriculture, medical, sports and pastimes, the household, Port Sunlight, etc. Also story by Conan Doyle / with portraits and numerous illustrations.
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [3-7] 8-477   10 full-page illus, illus
    GB:   LeU   *OPo(F)  
    US:   CU(B)  

    The full-page illustrations are cycling maps. General comments: The "Sunlight' series of almanacs and year-books was produced by Lever Brothers for free distribution as advertising for their most famous product, Sunlight soap. The place of publication, Port Sunlight, was a model village which the manufacturers built for their employees.