Title: The Stitchery Annual Volume 10
Author: Flora Klickmann
Year: 1922 (First Edition)
Publisher: The Offices of The Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Magazine
Remarks: c. 1922; contains newspaper clipping
Book Condition: Excellent For Age
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: A rare compendium comprising Nos. 37-40 of Stitchery – the quarterly supplement to The Girls' Own Paper and Woman's Magazine.
Illustrated throughout with a mix of line drawings, and excellent, high-quality b&w photographs of young Edwardian ladies modelling the finished articles. Also features many period advertisements (in b&w) for assorted textile manufacturers.
Decorated cloth boards with dark blue text to front. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Previous owner's name and date of acquisition (October 1922) in black ink on ffep. Pages are printed on high-quality glossy paper, and – apart from some light creasing – are in truly incredible condition for their age: completely free from foxing and tanning.
Also includes a newspaper clipping from the 9th January 1923 containing instructions for square stitching.
Undated first edition.
Measures 21.5 cm × 14.5 cm (8.5″ × 5.8″). 8vo. 98 pp.