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HORNER, Isabel

Title A.B.C. of Homemaking.
Illustrator Richard, C. H. (Gladys Gliddon, Olive Hammond, Norah Ruthven).
Publisher London The English Universities Press
Date 1949
Book ID 38034
First Edition  


8vo., in original illustrated cloth and dust-wrapper, 320 pp., b/w in-text illustrations throughout, colour plates. A very nice bright copy, neat presentation inscription inside. Dwust-wrapper just a little chipped at edges. Splendidly ‘vintage’ 1940s design and techniques for all home furnishings post-war published during post-war impetus for ‘Do-it-Yourself’ New Look. The artist also published books on lingerie making, dressmaking and knitting. Dust wrapper by C. H. Richard, other illustrations by Gladys Gliddon (sister of artist and suffragette Katie Gliddon), Olive Hammond (artist and cartoonist), Norah Ruthven.“With this book you can make your home both more beautiful and more comfortable and at an astonishingly low cost”.
Price: £16.00

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