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SILK TOWN: INDUSTRY AND CULTURE IN MACCLESFIELD 1750-1835
Written by Gail Malmgreen.
Stock no. 1823358
Published by Hull University Press. 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.
A study of the social and cultural effects of industrialisation in Macclesfield during the period when the introduction of spinning factories, followed by an influx of handloom weavers, made it the silk-manufacturing centre of Britain. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 085958447X. Reprint. A nice copy.
The Silkworm, text in Italian, English, French and German. Large format. Black boards, yellow titles. B/w illustrations, colour photos.
Red-brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w photos. Corners bumped. Foxing to front endpapers.