Overall Good condition with range of Acceptable to Very Good depending on the book. Covers are good and all there and spines/bindings tight with all pages firmly attached. Insides generally clean and complete with minimal marking, one book (1D) has some water staining on page bottoms and one book (12D) has significant wear/ fraying of most page edges, otherwise all inside material is very presentable. This rare antique set of 15 books were copyrighted in Great Britain and printed in the United States. Here are a list of the titles.
First Steps in Dressmaking (1D) Copyrighted 1933, 1934, 1934 (3 parts). Harmony in Dress (2D) Copyrighted 1933. Cutting and Fitting (3D) Copyrighted 1933.
Dressmaking, Trimming, Finishing (4D) Copyrighted 1927, 1928 (2 parts). Sewing Materials (5D) Copyrighted 1933. Underwear and Lingerie (6D) Copyrighted 1935.
Home Sewing (7D) Copyrighted 1933. Decorative Stitches and Trimming (8D) Copyrighted 1929, 1934 (2 parts). Children and Maternity Garments (9D) Copyrighted 1935. Laundering and Dry Cleaning (10D) Copyrighted 1931.
Principles of Tailoring (11D) Copyrighted 1933. Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets (12D) Copyrighted 1934. Tailored Garments (13D) Copyrighted 1931. Designing and Decorating Clothes (14D) Copyrighted 1929, 1932, 1933 (3 parts). Sewing for Profit (16D) Copyrighted 1935, 1935 (2 parts).
NOTE: (Missing book to complete this collection is: Pattern Designing and Draping which is volume 15D). The item "Rare Set Lot of 15 Sewing books Womans Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences" is in sale since Wednesday, December 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "collectionstreet" and is located in Estero, Florida.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.