The Lady’s Assistant in Knitting, Netting, And Crochet Work; With an Appendix Containing Directions and Remarks for Working in Embroidery or Worsted Work, Raised Cut Work, Tatting, &c. Illustrated by upward of forty coloured Patterns. Volume II.
Original Edition. Edinburgh / London, Published by I.L.Gaugain and Ackermann & Co., 1843. Oblong Octavo (17 cm x 10,8 cm). Titlepage, 8 handcoloured plates with 46 single illustrations of patterns, instructive hand-movements etc. by the author Jane Gaugain, Dedication-page by Jane Gaugain to Lady Henrietta Fergusson, 422 pages with peface, Index of Signs and 185 instructions. Hardcover / Original publisher’s cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Binding firm with endpaper slightly detached but the whole book overall in very good condition with only minor signs of wear. All plates present with beautiful, original 19th century hand-colouring.