Jones, Mary Eirwen British Samplers
Oxford, England Pen-in-Hand 1948 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable toning. There is a previous owner's address label adhered to the front pastedown page. The dust jacket has several edge tears, some toning to the edges and spine and some rubbing to the spine. "In its origin a Sampler was an example or sample of stitches used in embroidery. It was, in foundation, a pattern book in the form of a piece of linen on to which new patterns and designs, new stitches and colour combinations were worked."