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|Named Person:||Elias Howe; Elias Howe|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Parton; Ticknor and Fields.; Welch, Bigelow & Co.
"As originally published in the 'Atlantic monthly', for May, 1867"--Cover.
Illustrated cover with explanation: "Cut of the first sewing machine. Elias Howe, Jr., inventor. This machine embraces all the principles of sewing by machinery embodied in all the sewing machines now in use, and its crude form makes perfect work at the rate of three hundred stiches a minute."
Outside borders on cover: Gold medal, Paris exposition, 1867; Highest gold medal, London, 1862; The highest honor ever conferred upon sewing machines. Elias Howe, Jr.; created a knight of the Legion of Honor, by the Emperor Napoleon, 1867.
Advertisements and illustration on blue paper on p. [1-4] at end.
|Description:||18,  p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Responsibility:||by James Parton.|