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Scottish Wool Cloth Sample Book by Scottish Woolen Publicity Council - Hardcover - nd - from Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA and

Scottish Wool Cloth Sample Book

by Scottish Woolen Publicity Council

Condition: Very Good+

Not dated (circa late-1970s to 1980s). Blue buckram hardcover over plastic comb binding, black and white spine and cover titles and graphics, 19.2 by 26.5 cm, 60 pp. including twenty-two 14 by 11 cm wool samples. Very good with only faint rubbing at the corners. After a ten-page introduction on the history of the Scottish woolen industry, this volume includes 22 wool samples, including a description, history, and weave plan for each sample. The swatches include Thornproof Suiting, Bannockburn Suiting, Lightweight Shetland Cloth, Sports Jacketing, Skirt Cloth, Tartan, Ladies' Dress Cloth, Cheviot Overcoating, Ladies' Novelty Tweed, Tie Cloth, etc.

  • Bookseller: Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2998
  • Title: Scottish Wool Cloth Sample Book
  • Author: Scottish Woolen Publicity Council
  • Format/binding: Blue buckram hardcover over plastic comb binding
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Published for the Scottish Woolen Publicity Council by the Department of Education and Training, United Kingdom Branch, Internat
  • Place: London
  • Date published: nd
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fashion;


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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]


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