First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Limited to 100 copies, of which this is number 4. Original embossed paper covers bound with decorative hand-stitching. Large colour photographs throughout of Howard's quilts accompanied by a commentary.
Inscribed by Alison Howard to the legendary bookseller and collector Martin Stone in black ink opposite the copyright page and on the limitation page. Howard was a librarian, quilter, and singer, and her husband was Peter Howard of the much loved Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California. A lovely souvenir of friendships between some of the most prominent figures of the rare book world in recent years. Provenance: from the library of Martin Stone.
Stock code: 17488