It's this vintage/antique instruction book on just about every kind of embroidery stitch you could imagine. The first edition was published in 1920, with the seventh impression in 1959..which is the book I have. It was published in London, England.
Beautifully, illustrated in black and white, with two inserts being in color. It tells of the use of each type of stitch...whether it be a background stitch, a cross stitch, or a darning stitch. In the author's own words:
"Without stitches, there could be no art of embroidery. They are the means by which fanciful ideas and memories of pleasant things can be figured upon fabrics.".
Such a delightful way of explaining our joy in stitching, rug hooking, needle punch or just about any form of needlework!
Have a great day...stay safe and warm!