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The wool-carders' vade mecum. by William Calvert Bramwell - Hardcover - 3d ed., rev. and Enlarged - 1881 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

The wool-carders' vade mecum.

by William Calvert Bramwell

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Thayer & Wadham, 1881. red cloth, gilt dec. cover, gilt spine, beveled boards, 396 pages [2] leaves of plates illustrations, index, Errata slip inserted.. moderate soil to covers, minor edge wear, a sound copy. . 3d ed., rev. and Enlarged. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8 Vo,..


  • Bookseller: Harry E Bagley Books Ltd CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11255708
  • Title: The wool-carders' vade mecum.
  • Author: William Calvert Bramwell
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 3d ed., rev. and Enlarged
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thayer & Wadham
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1881
  • Keywords: Wool-carding., Woolen and worsted manufacture -- History., Woolen and worsted manufacture.,Woolen and worsted manufacture -- History,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Technology/Science; Varia 1;
  • Size: 8 Vo,.

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