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.
ABOUT THIS BOOK:
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