A practical guide for the tailor’s cutting-room; being a treatise on measuring and cutting clothing in all styles, and for every period of life from childhood to old age. With numerous diagrams and pictorial illustrations.
The plates give a fascinating insight into middle-class life in early Victorian England.
A good copy of a scarce title.
Author Joseph Couts
Binding Original binding, worn and marked but binding tight.
Publisher Glasgow: Blackie and Son.
Condition Plates 1-7 have an old damp stain to the inner margin. Colour plates mostly very good with just some marginal spotting; some of the diagram plates have some age-darkening and/or foxing.
Pages vii, , 27 plates (13 col.), 166, , 18 plates