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SA Auction #106 begins on 13 Apr 2023

US Auction #15 begins on 03 May 2023

Frances & Hugh Marshall

Old English Embroidery: Its Technique and Symbolism (1894)

Published: Horace Cox, London, 1894

Edition: First Edition

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A very interesting antiquarian book published in 1894 on the subject of Mediaeval and Old English embroidery.

Chapters include the Anglo-Saxon Period, Anglo-Norman work, The Bayeux Tapestry, Vestments of St. Thomas Becket, The Order of Chivalry and Heraldry, Materials employed in Mediaeval Embroidery, Symbolism in Mediaeval Embroidery, Emblems and Attributes of the Saints etc.

xii + [1]-138 pp. Frontis & 16 plates complete as listed, text illustrations, decorated endpapers. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, gilt title and device to front board.

A near fine copy with solid binding, clean pages and square text block.

  • Binding Condition: Near Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 4to.
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
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