Mrs Beeton's Book Of Needlework

Beeton Mrs

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Bounty Books
Publisher Place: Ward, Lock And Tyler
Publisher Year: 2007
Edition: Facsimile

Description: 592 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Isabella Beeton achieved world renown with her classic volume on cookery and housekeeping, Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. She also turned her immense talents to needlework and this comprehensive book was the result. Now modern readers can benefit from her expertise in knitting, crochet, embroidery, tatting, netting and lace work. This charm (From the back cover)Isabella Beeton achieved world renown with her classic volume on cookery and housekeeping, Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. She also turned her immense talents to needlework and this comprehensive book was the result. Now modern readers can benefit from her expertise in knitting, crochet, embroidery, tatting, netting and lace work. This charming book is more than a nostalgic memento of bygone times, it is a practical guide which can still be used today. After all, the art of needlework has changed little in its essentials since Isabella Beeton's lifetime. We may no longer use crochet hooks of polished wood or bone but we can still follow her clear, illustrated instructions in the best techniques of the craft and enjoy recreating her patterns.This facsimile edition will give a taste of the elegant Victorian era - heyday of creative needlework - in which Isabella Beeton wrote, and will delight anyone with an interest in the crafts of the needle. ...more

ISBN: 9780753714676

(189895)


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