Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co. Facsimilie Reprint of the original 1887 first edition now housed in the Library of Congress. Softcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 304pp, 189 plates. Very Good. Item #17612
"Containing directions for embroidering painting modelling carving etc." A compendium of the archaic needlework or "Fancy Work" performed by 19th and early 20th century women. Excellent historic reference.