Hook & the Book: The Emergence of Crochet & Knitting in American Popular Culture, 1840-1876: Exhibition Catalogue

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Page 43 - WATSON.— The Theory and Practice of the Art of Weaving by Hand and Power : With Calculations and Tables for the use of those connected with the Trade. By JOHN WATSON, Manufacturer and Practical Machine Maker. Illustrated by large Drawings of the best Power Looms.
Page 41 - Granaries, Bins and Cisterns; Land Measure, Interest Tables, with Directions for Finding the Interest on any sum at 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 per cent., and many other Useful Tables.
Page 7 - The true economy of housekeeping is simply the art of gathering up all the fragments, so that nothing be lost. I mean fragments of time^ as well as materials. Nothing should be thrown away so long as it is possible to make any use of it, however trifling that use may be; and whatever be the size of a family, every member should be employed either in earning or saving money. 'Time is money.
Page 40 - Cloth, $1 00. A very graceful and judicious compendium of the laws of etiquette, taking its name from the BAZAR weekly, which has become an established authority with the ladies of America upon all matters of taste and refinement. — NY Evening 2'ust. THE BAZAR BOOK OF HEALTH. The Dwelling, the Nursery, the Bedroom, the Dining-Room, the Parlor, the Library, the Kitchen, the Sick -Room.
Page 42 - Crown 8vo, 6s. Embroidery (Handbook of). By L. HIGGIN. Edited by LADY MARIAN ALFORD, and published by authority of the Royal School of Art Needlework, and dedicated to their President, HRH PRINCESS CHRISTIAN, of Schleswig-Holstein, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland. With 16 page Illustrations, many of them in Colour, by BURNE JONES, WALTER CRANE, WILLIAM MORRIS, GEORGE AITCHISON, FAIRFAX WADE, the Rev.
Page 14 - Exhibition of 1861. Why it should be. What it should be. Where it should be.
Page 42 - The philosophy of house-keeping: a scientific and practical manual for the preparation of all kinds of food, the making...
Page 27 - ... Tale. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1849. The Seaside and the Fireside. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850. The Golden Legend. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. The Song of Hiawatha. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. Drift Wood, A Collection of Essays. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1857. The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1858. Tales of a Wayside Inn. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Translated by...
Page 26 - ... uttered by the old dramatic poet, Webster, are these : The chiefest action of a man of spirit Is, never to be out of action ; we should think The soul was never to be put into the body, Which has so many rare and curious pieces Of mathematical motion, to stand still. Virtue is ever sowing of her seeds. One of the models in activity and virtue, and one who doubtless secured thereby, the prize of healthy and extreme old age, was Mrs. Lydia Gustin, a native of Lyme, Connecticut. She had five children,...
Page 39 - A Letter to the Patentee Concerning the Medical Properties of the Fleecy Hosiery.

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