DEVELOPMENT OF POWER IN THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FROM 1700 - 1930
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st. 2008
Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Landmark Collector's Library. How the power requirements of the textile industry evolved over the years. Hand spinning and weaving are described so that principles of later power-driven machinery may be understood. The main theme is cotton, but mechanisation in the wool and silk industries are examined as well. Mainly covers Yorkshire, Lancashire and the west of England. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos.
Light vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents fine. Minor scuffing to pictorial dustwrapper.
Stock no. 1824402
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