THE HAND-BOOK OF NEEDLEWORK.

Philadelphia: Willis P. Hazard, 1851. 263 pages + 65 page supplement. With numerous wood-engravings by J. J. Butler. 9 x 6 inches. Gilt-pictorial blue cloth; head of spine worn; covers lightly soiled; light internal foxing and front free end-paper removed. Presentation on rear end-paper "Lidie Eldredge. Presented by Sister Han. July, 1868." Item #1241

Originally published in 1842. The supplement contains two works by Mrs. Gaugain (on miniature knitting) and Mrs. Gore (on the needlework for the Royal Shetland Shawl and other objects). In the preface, the author thanks her husband for allowing her to use her maiden name.

Price: $180.00

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