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Fancy Work for Pleasure and Profit by Addie E. Heron - Hardcover - 1905 - from Select Tomes (SKU: 100192)

Fancy Work for Pleasure and Profit

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Fancy Work for Pleasure and Profit: Embodying and Containing Instructions for Transferring Designs, Embroidery Stitches, Shading, Flat Embroidery, Church and Bullion Embroidery, Raised Embroidery, All Sorts and Designs of Dainty Trivles, Drawn Work, Knitting and Crocheting, with Suggestions

by Addie E. Heron

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Thompson & Thomas, Chicago, IL.1905. Condition: Very Good+ No dust jacket. 496 pp. Text slight yellowing typical of age. Text block has brown tinted top edge and marbled fore edge. Illustrated throughout with over 350 woodcut illustrations and numerous color plates, including frontispiece. Second printing of this scarce and comprehensive work on embroidery, crochet, knitting, needlework, beading, and much more for women and homemaking. Published during the Victorian era, this book served as a guide in providing new, beautiful and inexpensive items for the home. Book was first published in conjunction with the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, and was dedicated to Mrs. Potter Palmer, its President Board of Lady Managers. Remarkable condition for its age.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
100192
Title
Fancy Work for Pleasure and Profit
Author
Addie E. Heron
Format/binding
Embossed pictorial brown cloth, cover art silhouette illustration of woman sewing in white & red. Front hinge cracked. Corners
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
No dust Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thompson & Thomas
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1905
Keywords
Crafts,
Size
7 1/4 x 9

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