Definitive, profusely illustrated history traces development of lace from earliest times to late 19th century. Laces of Italy, Greece, England, France, Flanders, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, many other lands. Scholarly, erudite treatment of reticella, point de France, Valenciennes, Chantilly, point d'Espagne, host of other varieties. Landmark of 19th-century scholarship revised and enlarged in 1901. 266 illustrations.
Very good condition, inscribed on flyleaf.