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On the History and Growing Utilisations of Tussur Silk

On the History and Growing Utilisations of Tussur Silk

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On the History and Growing Utilisations of Tussur Silk

by Thomas Wardle

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  • Hardcover
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London: W. Trounce, 1891. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprinted from the "Journal of Society of Arts" June 12, 1891, from a paper read at te Society of Arts on May 14, 1891 by Thomas Wardle, Trounce published the article in book form in 1891, 47 pages dual column text, illustrated with great frontispiece engraving of the Great Buddhist Temple at Buddha-Gaya, Bengal, interesting text illustrations an map on one page. 9.75 inches in height by 6.75 inches in width. Book is perhaps Very Good minus, No previous owner name or book plate, publisher's green cloth with gilt title to front board and spine, wear to edge and corners, spine has wear as well, binding cracked in a few places internally and a few pages loose but still holding. Original end papers show rubbing. Protected in a new mylar sleeve. No jacket. Clean and Presentable Edition at a bargain price. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall.

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Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
On the History and Growing Utilisations of Tussur Silk
Author
Thomas Wardle
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
W. Trounce
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1891
Keywords
Tussur Silk, Silk, Textiles

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Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
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New
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Rubbing
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Cloth
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Jacket
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