MEMOIR OF SAMUEL SLATER; The father of American manufactures, connected with a history of the rise and progress of the cotton manufacture in England and America with remarks on the influence of manufactories in the United States, illustrated by 30 engravings
1836 · Philadelphia
by WHITE, George S.
Philadelphia, 1836. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 448. With several illustrations, including frontis portrait.fold out plates, the final plate is very foxed. BOUND WITH: LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TRANSMITTING TABLES AND NOTES ON THE CULTIVATION, MANUFACTURE AND FOREIGN TRADE OF COTTON. April 5, 1836. pp. 120 with many tables. Ex-library, hinges loose, Bound in in contemporary cloth (worn at corners, with old crude rebacking). Complete, but a worn copy. Goldsmith 29417. Kress C4284. Howes W-355. Sabin 103385. (Inventory #: 55850)