ASSORTED FASHION VOLUMES, LOT OF 52, including one 2009 annotated translation of M. De Garsault's 1767 "Art of the Shoemaker", signed by the D.A. Saguto; one 1948 first edition of Mary Eirwen Jones' "British Samplers"; two volumes published by the National Maritime Museum titled "The Dress of Naval Officers" and "The Dress of the British Sailor"; a fold out color annotated publication showing The Bayeux Tapestry; and an 1840 copy of "The Art of Needlework From the Earliest Ages", edited by the Countess of Wilton. Hard and soft covers.
1840 volume as noted above with split along spine and repair, otherwise very good to excellent condition overall, some expected wear, small tears, or creases to covers or dust jackets, some light staining to interiors.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.