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  • SEW IT YOURSELF. by Muhlhauser, Marylis.
    Muhlhauser, Marylis.
    SEW IT YOURSELF.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Galahad Books, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - llustrated with photographs and diagrams. While the examples shown in the photographs are very much fashions of the late 1960s (and appealing in that way), this covers the basics for beginners in a timeless way - including how to get started, information on fabrics, altering patterns, with an emphasis on choosing simple designs. 153 pp. ISBN: 0-88365-0355.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54399
    View cart More details Price: $18.00
  • EASY STEPS IN SEWING FOR BIG AND LITTLE GIRLS. / THE MARY FRANCIS FIRST AID BOOK / EASY STEPS IN COOKING. by [Saleman's sample] Fryer, Jane Eayre.
    [Saleman's sample] Fryer, Jane Eayre.
    EASY STEPS IN SEWING FOR BIG AND LITTLE GIRLS. / THE MARY FRANCIS FIRST AID BOOK / EASY STEPS IN COOKING.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Oakland, California: The Smithson Company, (1913, 1916 and 1912). Hardcover first edition - A salesman's sample for three books, bound together with the original covers with pasted on illustrations for each book bound in. The first book - "Easy Steps in Sewing" - includes many folded patterns for doll clothing and laid in is a large folded sewing pattern. All books are illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer with full-color and black and white drawings with touches of color. "Easy Steps in Cooking" also includes full page illustrations by Margaret G. Hayes. Printed on heavy stock throughout and includes many tipped-in slips on pink paper with comments to "sell" the books. Included is a page noting that these books are…

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    Oakland, California: The Smithson Company, (1913, 1916 and 1912). Hardcover first edition - A salesman's sample for three books, bound together with the original covers with pasted on illustrations for each book bound in. The first book - "Easy Steps in Sewing" - includes many folded patterns for doll clothing and laid in is a large folded sewing pattern. All books are illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer with full-color and black and white drawings with touches of color. "Easy Steps in Cooking" also includes full page illustrations by Margaret G. Hayes. Printed on heavy stock throughout and includes many tipped-in slips on pink paper with comments to "sell" the books. Included is a page noting that these books are sold through authorized agents, only, not in stores, with a page for listing the orders. Uncommon to find 3 sample books bound together and especially uncommon in such bright and lovely condition. A very appealing look at children's book publishing more than 100 years ago.

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    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 83756
    View cart More details Price: $200.00