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Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries

Author: Taunton, Nerylla
ISBN #: 1851492534
Price: $30.00
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club
Publisher Location: Suffolk, UK
Book Condition: NF
Dust Jacket Condition: VG
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: 1997
Reprinted 1997, 4to, grayish-green cloth boards, illustrated endpapers, 220 pages, color illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliography, index. Condition: NEAR FINE book / VERY GOOD jacket: book is like new; jacket has little wear excepting 4 scratch marks on the front panel and 4 tiny tears. The essential guide to the tools of handiwork from the 17th century to the Edwardian era, to include the tools themselves as well as the fashion and the social background of each period. Excellent illustrations.