THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF GREAT BRITAIN INVESTIGATED AND ILLUSTRATED. With an Introductory View of its Comparative State in Foreign Countries. By the late Andrew Ure, M.D., F.R.S. To which is added, A Supplement, completing the statistical and manufacturing information to the present time, by P.L. Simmons, F.S.S. In Two Volumes, with 150 Original Figures.
first editionOriginal Cloth
by Ure, Andrew
London: H.G. Bohn, 1861. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Two volumes, octavo. pp: 414; 3 folding plates + 544 with index; 7 folding plates in the text and 8 folding plates at the end (numbered 3-10 as called for); plus more than 100 full-page illustrations. Publisher's ads (some printed in blue) occupy an additional 46pp in Volume I, and 14pp in volumes II. Bound in red cloth, embossed all over with geometric designs, gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to the spine ends, otherwise a clean, sound example of this book. 7.5" x 4.5"
The preface is dated March, 1861. Provenance: "H.F. West, Gloucester City, N.J." is pencilled lightly at the top of the title-page in Volume I. (Inventory #: 038862)
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