WOMENS' TAILORING - THORNTON, James and Barbara MOULTON (authors). The "T & M" System Ladies' Garment Cutting and Practical Tailoring, comprising Coats, Skirts, Juvenile Garments, Cutting, Making, Fitting, Alterations, Gradation, Etc. London; Thornton & Moulton. .
Landscape 4to.; publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered gilt to spine and upper cover; pp. [ii], 3-253, on coated stock; with a profusion of full-page printed patterns throughout, in half-tones; a very good, and pleasing, copy with some fading and marking to spine, small wear to ends and forecorners, and a small area of brown marking to upper board, internally clean, with offset-toning to free endpapers and the attractive pictorial business label of R.D. Franks Ltd, Market Place, London, W1, to lower pastedown endpaper.
First edition, as stated to the title-page, sold at £3-3-0 net, adapted and revised from J.P. Thornton's Sectional system of ladies' garment cutting, 1893. Instructions for the ladies' tailoring industry with chapters on Jackets, Sleeve Cutting, Collars, Overcoat Ulsters and Raglans, Pattern Adaptation, Gradation, Disproportion, Skirts, Riding Garments, Coat Making, Alterations, Juvenile Garments, Tailoring Stitches, the Theory of Colour, etc.
Only 4 copies listed on WorldCat (LA County Museum of Art; Colorado State Univ.; Univ. of the Arts, London; BL) and one additional copy on Copac (V. & A.).