The HAND - BOOK Of USEFUL And ORNAMENTAL AMUSEMENTS And ACCOMPLISHMENTS,; Including Flower Making, Engraving, Etching, Painting in All Its Styles, Modelling, Carving in Wood, Ivory, and Shell, Also Fancy Work of Every Description. By A Lady. Mid-19th C. Woman's Reference Book, Dinah - Former Owner Hurman, b. 1831.
The HAND - BOOK Of USEFUL And ORNAMENTAL AMUSEMENTS And ACCOMPLISHMENTS,; Including Flower Making, Engraving, Etching, Painting in All Its Styles, Modelling, Carving in Wood, Ivory, and Shell, Also Fancy Work of Every Description. By A Lady.
The HAND - BOOK Of USEFUL And ORNAMENTAL AMUSEMENTS And ACCOMPLISHMENTS,; Including Flower Making, Engraving, Etching, Painting in All Its Styles, Modelling, Carving in Wood, Ivory, and Shell, Also Fancy Work of Every Description. By A Lady.
The HAND - BOOK Of USEFUL And ORNAMENTAL AMUSEMENTS And ACCOMPLISHMENTS,; Including Flower Making, Engraving, Etching, Painting in All Its Styles, Modelling, Carving in Wood, Ivory, and Shell, Also Fancy Work of Every Description. By A Lady.

The HAND - BOOK Of USEFUL And ORNAMENTAL AMUSEMENTS And ACCOMPLISHMENTS,; Including Flower Making, Engraving, Etching, Painting in All Its Styles, Modelling, Carving in Wood, Ivory, and Shell, Also Fancy Work of Every Description. By A Lady.

London: Smith Elder and Co., 1845. 1st Edition. xviii, 315, [1], 24 pp. 24 page publisher catalogue, dated January 1845, at rear. 6 inserted lithographic plates. Intratextual cuts. 12mo. 7-1/2" x 4-7/8". Original publisher's terra-cotta cloth binding with decorative gilt stamping to spine & gilt stamped device to front board. AEG. Slight lean, modest wear, usual bit of foxing, po name label [Dinah Hurman] to ffep. Bookseller ticket [F. G. Dowty / Bridgewater] to front paste-down. Withal, a pleasing VG+ copy. Item #50114

At the time of cataloguing, we find OCLC records 10 holding institutions, of which 6 are in the US; no other copies on the market.

Price: $225.00