The Ladies' Work-Table Book; Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet. With Numerous Engravings. Illustrative of the Various Stitches in Those Useful and Fashionable Employments
(Americana - 19th Century - Occupational History - Domestic Science)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: G.B. Zeiber & Co., 1845. 168 pages; with useful index; small black and white illustrations of stitches & sewing examples. With chapter content concerning materials and implements for working; plain needlework - explanation of stitches, preparation of body lines, prep. of house linen, fancy needlework - patterns, embroidery, application for useful purposes; knitting, netting, crochet & tatting instructions. Previous owner name twice written on front endpapers, one lined-through. Approximately 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" size; decoratively blind-stamped with gilt illustrated cover & spine titles. Some edge, tips wear-through, soiling, to cloth; top of spine end cloth chipped away, splitting; bottom of spine frayed; old scorch-mark at margin few leaves. In good condition. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25734)


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