Palliser, Mrs. Bury [Fanney Marryat]
Title History of Lace [4th rev and Enl edition]
Book Condition Very Good to Near-Fine
Jacket Condition Issued Without Jacket
Edition 4th Edition Revised Enlarged
Publisher New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1911
Seller ID 1427
Edited by M. Jourdain and Alice Dryden, this was the first major revision and enlargement of what was a classic in 1911. 536 pages, covers all of Europe (and Russia) in great detail, with very good index. Illustrated with 266 plates. As a kind of bonus, a four-page catalogue from the firm of Sara Hadley: Laces Antique and Modern (of 9 E. 35th Street, New York), probably dating from the 20s or 30s illustrated with 8 black and white plates. In Very Good to near-Fine condition, with faint soiling to light covers, light wear to edges and ends, and still-bright gilt to page edges all around.