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Category: All Categories: Sewing and Needlework: Textiles: Spinning
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1.
Unknown Artist  
Silk Manufacture and Printing : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
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Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Image of two workers hand-imprinting a roll of silk. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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Ure, Andrew  
Spinning Jenny, Household Spinning Wheels and the First Spinning Machine : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
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Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 3 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; Two complete leaves measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 18 x 27 cm, printed on both sides, with original woodcut and article. Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Article on spinning wheels, spinning machines, and travails of inventor of Spinning Jenny. Includes three images: 1) Jersey wheel, with hand-cards and bobbins, 2) Hindu woman spinning cotton yarn on primitive wheel of India, 3) (shown here) James Hargreave's Spinning Jenny ('multiplying wheel') in its most improved form. ; Rag paper, heavy quality, somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset. ; Woodcuts

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3.
Hill, Professor R. S.  
Spinning Cotton and Synthetic Fibers.

Publisher: International Textbook Co. Scranton, PA.
CR 1940, 269 pages, black and white illustrations, diagrams, etc. Dark covers, all very good condition. Also Ring Frames, Long Draft Spinning, Synthetic fibers on the cotton system. Believe to be a First Edition Hard Cover

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4.
Hill, Professor R. L.  
Cotton Drawing, Combing and fly Frame Processes.

Publisher: International Textbook Co. Scranton, PA.
CR 1942, approximately 320 pages, blackand white illustrations, diagrams, etc. Drawing Rolls, Railway Heads and Drawing Frames, Combers, Fly Frames, Long Draft Roving Processes. All very good condition. Believe to be a First Edition Hard Cover

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5.
Simmons, Paula  
Spinning and Weaving with Wool

Publisher: Pacific Search Press; Seattle: 1977.
Very Good Softcover ISBN: 0914718231 221 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Oblong softcover, dark brown pictorial covers, 221 pages, index, appendix, 170 b/w photos and line diagrams. ; Edited by Betsy Rupp Fulwiler. Written to help the very beginner learn to choose, wash, card, spin, and weave with natural wool. Includes chapters on building your own spinning wheel and loom. ; Bookplate on title page, light edgewear.

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6.
Ross, Mabel  
Essentials of Handspinning
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Publisher: Robin & Russ Handweavers, Incorporated, Kinross, Scotland, 1988.
ISBN: 9780950729206 Paperback. Condition: Very Good/None "Tan staplebound softcover, corners softened and spine a little faded, with a small silver mark on front." "Authored by the recognized expert in spinning, this booklet focuses on the technical aspects. Originally published 1980. Copious B&W illustrations throughout, interspersed in text that is organized in two columns per page. Contents include an introduction; hand-spindle spinning; possible difficulties; preparing fleece; spinning on a spinning wheel; plying and finishing; different kinds of yarn; knitting with handspun yarn; choice of spinning whee; fleece and what todo with it". Language: English. Pages: 40

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7.
Merrill, Gilbert R.  
Cotton Ring Spinning.

Publisher: Self published Lowell, MA.
CR 1959, 178 pages with index. Large book with illustrations of how machinery work, equipment, etc., of cotton ring spinning. Slight tears to paper covers, overall good+ condition. Believe to be a First Edition PAPER BOOK

Appr.: | AUD 39.47 CAD 38.96 EUR 26.79 GBP 22.87 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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