Item #8263 British Samplers. Mary Eirwen Jones.

British Samplers

Oxford: Pen-In-Hand, 1948.

Hardcover. 10" X 7 1/2". 85pp. Book presents nicely with unclipped dust jacket encased in protective archival sleeve. Rubbing, creasing, and toning to covers and edges of jacket. Sunning to spine. Dust-spotting to edges of text block. Bookplate to inside of front paste-down. Toning to gutters of front and rear endpapers. Light foxing to pages. Inked note dated October 20, 1953 laid in.

An account of the history of samplers in the United Kingdom for both needlewomen and collectors. It provides a nostalgic introduction to the subject, and covers colour schemes, stitches, inscriptions, design and ornaments.(Publisher). Good + / Good +. Item #8263

Price: $25.00