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1968 Book of ASTM Standards with Related Material: Part 24 Textile Materials - Yarns, Fabrics,...
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1968 Book of ASTM Standards with Related Material: Part 24 Textile Materials - Yarns, Fabrics, and General Methods

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Philadelphia: American Society for Testing Materials, 1968. Technical guide to materials testing, intended to increase uniformity of procedures & results. Includes glossary of textile terms. Blue hardcover blocked in red, gilt titling. Shows some wear & rubbing. Text clean; xxii, 728 pages; figures, charts.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo.
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Anglo-French Treaty of Commerce of 1860 and the Progress of the Industrial Revolution in France

by Dunham, Arthur Louis

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Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1930. Diplomatic relations leading to the treaty and its effects, particulary on French textile industries. Hardcover, full olive cloth, gilt titling. Light wear, minor scuffing; pages lighty tanned. Text clean; xii, [2], 409, blank, ix pages publisher's list; index, bibliography, appendix giving some French documents; b/w frontispiece.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 6¼" by 9¼".
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Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet: Race, Gender, and the Work of Personal Style Blogging
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Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet: Race, Gender, and the Work of Personal Style Blogging

by Pham, Minh-Ha T.

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Durham / London: Duke University Press, 2015. Scholarly study of "elite Asian bloggers", the work they do, "the status and meaning of "Asian Taste"", "and the fashion public's and industry's appetite for certain kinds of racialized eliteness." The author is a professor of Media Studies at Pratt. Paperback, as pictured; one corner bumped; text clean, no names or marks; x, 260 pages; notes, bibliography, index, b/w photos. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 6" by 9".
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The Cleaning and Dyeing of Celanese Rayon, Including a Brief History of Rayon and Its Manufacture

by Foster, L.E

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York, NE: L.E.Foster, 1929 216 pgs; 8 pgs. adds. Bound in blue cloth, with black titles. Cover shows light wear, light soiling. Binding tight & hinges sound. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf, otherwise interior is very clean. "The purpose of this book is to present in one volume to practical cleaners and dyers some knowledge of rayons in general and also the best possible present day knowledge of the art of dry cleaning, spotting, wet-washing, dyeing and pressing this fifth textile fibre, known as Rayon and Celanese in America and as Artificial Silk in England.". First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Die Schwefelfarbstoffe Ihre Herstellung Und Verwendung

by Lange, Otto

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Leipzig: Verlag Von Otto Spamer, 1912 497 pgs. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles. Text clean; binding tight; cloth worn through to boards on bottom edge & corners. Chemische Technologie in Einzeldarstellungen. Herausgeber: Prof. Dr. Ferd. Fischer, Gottingen. Text in German. Note: this is an oversize book, and additional postage may be required.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Fatal In My Fashion
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Fatal In My Fashion

by McGerr, Pat

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Garden City: Doubleday & Co. for the Crime Club, 1954. Murder mystery in the world of models, fashion design & publishing, set in Chicago, New York, & Paris. Stated first edition (first printing), hardcover in jacket, as pictured; light wear to book; corners bumped; jacket (with splendid surrealist art by Vera Bock) shows minor rubbing, a few short tears, light creasing, $2.75 price present; pages lightly tanned. Text clean, no names or marks. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.
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Focus on Fabrics
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Focus on Fabrics

by Lyle, Dorothy Siegert

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Silver Spring, MD: National Institute of Drycleaning, 1967. Massive compendium of fabric samples, assembled for the drycleaning industry, but of interest to schools, designers, textile manufacturers, and retailers; listing each type of fabric then available, both natural & synthetic, defining them, and listing their characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages; each with an actual sample of the fabric. Second printing of the second edition - originally published, with a different set of samples, nine years earlier. Includes 204 samples, 150 black & white and 58 color photos of fabric damage. Large hardcover, as pictured. Shows some wear, dent to front cover, spine a little rumpled; minor wear & light staining inside. Text clean; xx, 571 pages; index, bibliography. A surcharge for expedited or international shipping of this oversize book will be required; please inquire for an accurate quote.. Later Printing. Post-bound. Good/No Jacket. 9½" by 11½".
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A Handbook of Garment Dyeing and Cleaning

by Hurst, George H

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London: Charles Griffin & Company, Ltd., 1895 180 pgs; index; 32 figs. Bound in red cloth; worn along edges; damp staining on spine & front cover. Damp stains along page edges; foxing on endsheets; but text is clean & unmarked. Binding tight & hinges sound. Discusses: Technology of the Textile Fibres; Garment Cleaning; Dyeing of Textile Fabrics; Bleaching of Textile Fabrics; Finishing of Dyed and Cleaned Fabrics; Scouring and Dyeing of Skin Rugs and Mats; Cleaning and Dyeing of Feathers; Glove Cleaning and Dyeing; Straw Bleaching and Dyeing. Includes a Dictionary of Dyers' Drugs and Dyewares.. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Here's Looking at... You! The Modern Slant on Smartness for the Junior Miss!
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Here's Looking at... You! The Modern Slant on Smartness for the Junior Miss!

by Wilkens, Emily

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1948. Style & fashion guide for teens; the author, a pioneering designer of clothing for children, improves her young sister Barbara's fashion, figure & fitness. Author's first book, scarce. Includes clothing chart inside jacket. Hardcover, green & white illustrated boards. Light wear & scuffing, corners rubbed, gift note on first page; jacket has some edgewear and short tears, minor chipping, tanned spine. Text clean; [8], 83 pages, illustrated. Text and illustrations all in green.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Sara Little. 9" by 10".
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The Holy Journey of a Man and His Machine; The Statler Stitcher Story

The Holy Journey of a Man and His Machine; The Statler Stitcher Story

by Haskett, Kathleen

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No Place: Author?, 2015. Biography of a rural-born electrical tinkerer who, after retiring from a biomedical technology career in the VA, invented a computer-controlled long-arm quilt-stitching system - with God's help. Hardcover, color cover, no jacket, almost certainly as issued. Light wear, head of spine bumped, a few inconsequential gutter gaps. Text clean; 446 pages; index, notes, b/w photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo.
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Making Things with Cellophane
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Making Things with Cellophane

by Anonymous

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Framingham, MA: Dennison Manufacturing Co., 1935. How-to manual for crafting with DuPont Cellophane, an early plastic then sold in sheet & ribbon form in many colors. Among the things to make are several styles of braided belts, woven billfolds & purses, bracelets & napkin rings, lampshade, hat, various flowers, gift wrap, decorations. Undated, circa 1930-35. Stapled pamphlet, two-color covers. Light wear, minor chipping; pinkish paint spots on pages 14 & 15, some text obscured. 16 pages, counting the covers; figures, b/w photos, list of colors & formats available, + tapes & mucilage.. First Edition. Staple Bound Pamphlet. Good. 7¼" by 10¼".
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Monachologia: or, Handbook of the Natural History of  Monks: arranged according to the Linnaean...
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Monachologia: or, Handbook of the Natural History of Monks: arranged according to the Linnaean System

by A Naturalist

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Edinburgh/London: Johnstone and Hunter; Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1852. Victorian anti-Catholic/anti-European satire or parody written in pseudo-scientific natural history jargon, complaining of the laziness, odd dress & weird habits (literally!), strange hours & stranger noises of various orders of monks, deposited of British shores by Papist Europeans of little merit and bad intent. Each major order of Monk is depicted & described in most unflattering terms. "Hence it is evident, that the monk forms a distinct class of mammalia, which holds a middle place, and forms a connecting link between man and monkey." "Dominican Monk.... Demeanor, hypocritical; gait, lascivious; expression of the countenance, perfidious; barks or yells, at midnight, with a harsh, discordant voice. The olfactory senses of this species are developed in the most wonderful manner, so that it will smell at any distance wine and heresy. Says more about British Protestant xenophopia than Catholic… Read More
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Non-European Looms in the Collections at Bankfield Museum Halifax
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Non-European Looms in the Collections at Bankfield Museum Halifax

by Innes, R. A.

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Halifax: Halifax Museums, 1959. Inventory of African, Indian, Asian, & one Santa Cruz loom from New Hebrides, with brief descriptions, including parts lists & notes on construction, a few comments on tools & cloth made, diagrams. Recently bound in hard covers, with original paper covers bound in. Light wear, original covers show some fading, light edgewear. Text clean; [8], 64 pages; glossary, many figures, 7 b/w plates as called for. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 7½" by 10".
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Nonwoven Fabrics

by Buresh, Francis

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New York, NY: Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1962 166 pgs; bibliography; index. Bound in decorated paper-covered boards; light edge wear; light fading on spine. Interior very clean. Discusses fibers, processes, binders, products & applications, & patents.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Paisley Shawl
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The Paisley Shawl

by Grassick, J., M.D.

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Grand Forks ND: Author/Holt Printing Co., 1926. Anecdotes and history of these Victorian staples, and their origins in Kashmir; the author, od Scottish descent, visited weavers there in the early 20th century whom he had known in his childhood some 50 years earlier. INSCRIBED by the author to a friend; these were evidently privately printed as gifts. Laid in are four printed Christmas notes, each with a poem in Scots dialect by the Doctor, dated 1924, 1926, 1927, and 1932, along with a hand-written poem on a calling card dated 1919, and a small sprig of browned heather with another handwitten verse. Small hardcover, red cloth spine over terra-cotta boards, black titling. General wear to book, corners rubbed, minor smudging, minor damage in gutters with a couple of insignificant gaps; laid-in paper ephemera tanned & smudged, calling card with big ink spot. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 5¼" by 7¾".
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The Sailmaker's Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-Reliant Sailor
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The Sailmaker's Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-Reliant Sailor

by Marino, Emiliano

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Camden, ME: International Marine, 1994. Thorough discussion of sailing, sails & their arrangements, and making, repairing, & rigging them. The author began sailmaking in 1974 and wrote columns on the craft for several magazines. Large hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear to book & jacket, minor foxing/ spotting to page edges, tiny ink initials & date on lower corner of free endsheet. Text clean; xvi, 494 pages; index, appendixes including a glossary, brief bibliography & no doubt dated materials sources; tables, many detailed drawings. A surcharge for expedited or international shipping of this oversize book may be required; please inquire for an accurate quote.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Christine Erikson. Quarto.
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Setting Your Table Wright: A Guide to the Tablecloths of Russel Wright and Other Mid-Century...
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Setting Your Table Wright: A Guide to the Tablecloths of Russel Wright and Other Mid-Century Modern Designers

by Maurer, Gary & Laura

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Gary & Laura Maurer Collectibles, 2010. Decorative tablecloths by the important designer & others. Hardcover in jacket as pictured, as new in publisher's shrinkwrap. Not terribly thick, about 100 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 12½" by 9½".
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Silk Culture and Manufacturing Shown Progressively
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Silk Culture and Manufacturing Shown Progressively

by Belding Bros.

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Grand Rapids, MI: Belding Bros. & Co. / Seymour & Muir, 1906. Oversized pamphlet showing the steps in manufacture of silk thread & cloth, from silkworm eggs, the tending of the worm, extracting & spinning the thread, packaging for export, spinning & weaving cloth. Issued as part of a classroom kit including a cabinet (presumably of natural history and product samples) and chart. Includes photos of the four brothers (and their fine mustachios), Belding's mills & women's dorms, eggs & worms on leaves, cocoons & pupae, Japanese men & women rearing & feeding worms, reeling the cocoons, bales of raw silk; machines for winding, spinning, & twisting, stretching, reeling & dying, spooling, warping & weaving; some with men & women tending them. The Belding Brothers started selling silk thread door-to-door in Michigan in 1860, established their first factory in Connecticut in 1866, then three more by 1910 in their Michigan base, Belding, at one time known as the "Silk City of the World"; as well as in Petaluma,… Read More
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U.S. Military Holsters and Pistol Cartridge Boxes
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U.S. Military Holsters and Pistol Cartridge Boxes

by Meadows, Edward Scott

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Dallas: Author / Taylor Publishing, 1987. Exhaustive study of these military accoutrements, based on extensive research and visits to many museums and collectors. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, with a note indicating this volume is "1 of 100 Deluxe Bound Editions" - as far as we can tell the cover material is a different color and a bit more textured than the 'ordinary' edition, and there is a plastic cover protector, possibly but not necessarily ass issued. Hardcover as pictured; no jacket, as issued. Light wear, corners a bit bumped, pages show light cockling. Text clean; 432 pages; index, appendixes, many figures and b/w photos. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Quarto.
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Vintage Swimsuits: Images from the Walker Photo Collection
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Vintage Swimsuits: Images from the Walker Photo Collection

by Walker, Rex P.

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No Place: [author] / Blurb, 2008. Reproduces trhe author's large collection of amateur photographs of (mostly) women in swimsuits, "Sifted from albums and shoeboxes", from the 1890s or so in to the 1950s, with a very few more recent, mostly b/w or sepia-toned, a few in color. Self-published through the Blurb website in 2008, no longer available there, nor can we discover anything about the collector. The photos are well-reproduced, enlarged from their original size, uncropped and unaltered; mostly one to a page. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear to book; jacket shows minor dents & dings, small waterstain to lower rear panel, contexts unaffecrted. Unpaginated, about [118] pages, almost all with photos. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 13" by 11".
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