Original copy from 1884 of the work by Cesáreo Hernando de Pereda, Manual for cutting and making ladies’ dresses and linens. Printed in Madrid. Exclusive copy for its luxurious bibliophile binding.
Work dedicated by its author “to school teachers, directors of schools, seamstresses, seamstresses and students of normal schools”. Declared text by the Directorate of Public Instruction on April 18, 1882, according to Royal order of June 12 of the same year, published in the Gazette of that day.
Second edition, corrected and enlarged with notions of tailoring, ironing and the latest models, under the title of “Lessons on Cutting Dresses for Women”, etc.
Luxurious period binding in red Moroccan, ribs on the spine with a gilt title, gilt and dry fillets, gilt edges, royal coat of arms of Alfonso XII gilt on the back and on the front in gilt letters “S. M. THE KING.” 8th minor format, 11 x 17.5 cm. 272 pages with paper toasted by the passage of time but in very good condition. Starting on page 209 are all illustrations with scale patterns of dresses
Specimen with more than 138 years in excellent conservation conditions. We do not know the reason why it was bound like this at the end of the 19th century, and who its first owners were. Unique specimen for its exclusive presentation.
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