Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1835, xvi,199pp with 21 plates, engraved hand coloured frontispice, engraved titlepage with engraved vignette by D.J. Sluijter, original publishers illustrated binding, binding loose, spine damaged, front and back show wear and tear, binding splitting on pages 146-147, some pages and two plates loose, one page torn, very interesting and scarce book on all kinds of needlework (handwerk, naaldkunst, breien, borduren, verstellen etc.) with instructions for setting a table, folding napkins, hanging of draperies, the laundry, repairs and some observations on good manners and conduct as a wife. Written by Anna Barbara van Meerten-Schilperoort (1778-1853). Scarce. Only in a couple of Dutch libraries according to Worldcat.