Quaker School Girl Samplers from Ackworth :: Carol Humphrey soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Hascombe: Needleprint, 2006, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Further reading list; Black & white photographs (within the text); Colour photographs (within the text); Photographic lining papers; 2-column text; Laid in letter from the publisher; MS from previous owner detailing some personal research;
From the cover: It is not extraordinary today for a girls sampler from the historic Quaker school at Ackworth to command over £8,000 at auction. For many years, samplers made at Ackworth have been avidly sought after by collectors and lovers of needlework the world over. Why should this be? The answer lies partly in the richness of context surrounding these samplers which enables them to be studied and understood as important social documents telling us about school girl education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, about Quaker life and val…
Very Good+ in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Black boards with White titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 232 pages. Index. 12″ x 9¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Crafts Needlework catalogue?