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THE TECHNIQUE OF TORCHON LACE by  Pamela Nottingham - Hardcover - Third Impression - 1982 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THE TECHNIQUE OF TORCHON LACE

by Nottingham, Pamela

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good


London: B.T. Batsford, 1982. 160pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, line-drawings and grids. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, minimally edgeworn, with a pressure mark along head of front panel. " . . . a comprehensive work on the techniques of making and designing Torchon lace. This simple geometric lace was introduced into England during the second half of the 19th century, its popularity continuing to this day . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 10 chapters, Grids, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 620g. . Third Impression. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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