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Author Name    Collins, Wanda Summers

Title   The Complete Book of Home Millinery

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good in Fair dust jacket

Edition   1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Publisher   New York Funk And Wagnalls 1951

Seller ID   4206

Grey cloth hard cover with face outline of red thread, with spool of thread & pins in red on front cover. Bright red lettering on spine. Corners & edges are rubbed with small amount of fray to bottom corners. Spine ends & edges are shelf dented. Light dampness stain along top front edge. Sun tanning to other edges. Dust jacket is badly rubbed, has multiple short tears (3/4"" or less) , small holes (largest is 1/2"") & small chips. Bottom 2"" of spine of dust jacket is missing. Dust jacket is age tanned inside & out. The back of the dust jacket lists ""Other Useful Books for Women"" by this publisher. Black & white illustrations. ""Starting from the beginning, with simple directions and easy-to-follow patterns and illustrations, this book tells you first what facial and physical characteristics should govern the shape and size of any hat you intend to make. Then it shows how to make the basic brim pattern, the buckram frame, how to block the crown and cover the frame with fabric, and how to line and insert the headband. Every step is made so clear that even your first effort will be an absolute delight. Every kind of hat from draped turbans to dinner hats, berets and straw braid hats, is included. Pages are tight & unmarked, but a few of them do have some age spots. Also included is a 1951 Good Housekeeping Sewing Leaflet GHN 505 for The Slipcover Hat which contains the full size pattern & instructions. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages

Price = 20.00 USD



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