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Read Books, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
First published in 1939 this classic, historical book is in its complete and unabridged original form, extensively illustrated and full of instruction that is as useful and practical today as it was when originally published. Chapters include - History - Materials - Dyeing - Hand-made Carpets - Brusssels - Wilton - Axminster - Chenille - Tapestry - Ingrain - Design And Colour - Carpet Complaints - Statistics - Employers And Employed - Conclusion. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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