FIRST EDITION OF NEEDLEWORK THROUGH THE AGES, WITH OVER 100 FOLIO PLATES
SYMONDS, Mary and PREECE, Louisa. Needlework Through the Ages. London, 1928.
First edition of this impressive survey of needlework from antiquity through the beginning of the 20th century, with beautiful color frontispiece and helpfully illustrated with 103 folio plates, seven in color and the rest showing multiple halftone examples of needlework discussed in the text, in handsome publisher’s half vellum. $950.