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A History of Hand-Made Lace. Dealing with the Origin of Lace, the Growth of the Great Lace Centress, the Mode of Manufacture, the Methods of Distinguishing and the Care of Various Kinds of Lace.

Jackson, Mrs. F. Nevill

Published by London: L. Upcott Gill, 1900, 1900
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Large 8vo, embossed cloth with gilt lettering. x, (1), 245, (2)pp., 19 plates and numerous illustrations in the text. First edition. Several items laid in: 13 blue print lace examples of various sizes; pamphlet of 4pp. titled, Indian Mothers and Their Work, Lace Workers, Birch Coulee, Minnesota. Illustration of 5 women with their lace; pamphlet of 4pp. titled, Loan Exhibit of Laces made by North American Indians. World's Fair St.Louis, Mo. Examples listed but not pictured.; pamphlet of 4 pages titled, The Lace Maker Publicatins by Sara Hadley with laid in folded sheet titled, The Lace Maker List, Vol. 3, No. 4 New Series containing a price list of materials used in Irish Crochet Lace; two loose leaves titled, The Ocean Times. Containing the Latest News of the World.transmitted to the Ship by the Marconi High Power Stations, White Star Lines.The subject matter regards Italian Lace and Lace makers in the Boston area y Frances Sheafer Waxman. 4pp., illustrated. Uncertain about completeness. The title is printed in red at the top; article removed from The Craftsman Oct. 1903 titled, A Government Lace School, pp.77-86; and 21 newspaper clippings 1903-1910. Clippings brittle. The binding is dusty and lightly soiled and rubbed, rear inner hinge cracked but holding, lower corner of last few pages wavy from dampness and with a bit of foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 10076

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Title: A History of Hand-Made Lace. Dealing with ...

Publisher: London: L. Upcott Gill, 1900

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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