Lot of three lovely 1890s vintage needlework books. These are, in order in
the first photo -
1893 Complete Fancywork Manual, 64 pages, complete as far as I could tell.
Embroidery book dated 1899, 32 pages, missing the cover. Dog ears to the pages and color plates.
Knitting and Crochet book, about 128 pages, missing the cover and a few pages at the front and back. Couldn't find a date on this one, but roughly period to the other two.
All of these have wear, but are not exceptionally fragile. Lots and lots of lovely old engraved illustrations and hard to find patterns - a real treasure trove for a needleworker or textile / fashion historian.