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This is a true Victorian Era Beauty! This self teaching manual in all branches of decorative art is beautiful illustrated throughout. Published 1887 by American Library Association in Philadelphia PA.. Cloth covered boards in a forest green with an embossed and detailed decorative cover highlighted in black and gold. The contents are filled with the charming pastimes of Victorian and their dabbling in the arts. Fifty chapters and 294 pages will fill any artist or crafter of today with amazing and enterprising education and ideas. It also is a great reference source for anyone in the highly collectable field of original Victorian crafts. Some of these highly collectable Victorian relics books are being republished today.This original first edition is in very good condition.All pages are present and clean,without damage.Binding is tight and edges are gold gilded.
1887: First Edition, " The Ladies Manual of Art " or " Profit & Pastime "
$50 USD SOLD
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