Hand Spinning and Hand-weaving: A List of References in the New York Public Library

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Printed at the New York public library, 1922 - Spinning - 41 pages

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Page 12 - Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, with a Statistical Account of that Kingdom, and Geographical Notices of other Parts of the Interior of Africa (1819).
Page 42 - WATSON.— The Theory and Practice of the Art of Weaving by Hand and Power : With Calculations and Tables for the use of those connected with the Trade. By JOHN WATSON, Manufacturer and Practical Machine Maker. Illustrated by large Drawings of the best Power Looms.
Page 10 - Britain : and a View of the Present State of the Manufacture, and the condition of the Classes engaged in its several departments. By Edward Baines, Esq. 8vo. London : 1835.
Page 24 - Decorative textiles; an illustrated book on coverings for furniture, walls and floors, including damasks, brocades and velvets, tapestries, laces, embroideries, chintzes, cretonnes, drapery and furniture trimmings, wall papers, carpets and rugs, tooled and illuminated leathers; with 580 illustrations, 27 plates in colour.
Page 20 - Scavans (1678) (p. 367). seventeenth century, as their Philosophical Transactions show, covered almost every aspect of Nature and of practical life from the distances of the stars to the animalcules in pepper water, from the art of dyeing to...
Page 15 - Francesco Saverio). The History of Mexico; collected from Spanish and Mexican historians, from manuscripts, and ancient paintings of the Indians.
Page 12 - BRANCA, Giovanni. Le machine. Volume nuovo et di molto artificio da fare effetti maravigliosi tanto spiritali quanto di animale operatione arichito di bellissime figure con le dichiarationi a ciascuna di esse in lingua volgare et latina.
Page 12 - Bezon. — Dictionnaire général des tissus anciens et modernes, ouvrage où sont indiquées et classées toutes les espèces de tissus connus jusqu'à ce jour soit en France, soit à l'étranger, notamment dans l'Inde, la Chine, etc., avec l'explication abrégée des moyens de fabrication et l'entente des matières, nature et apprêt, applicables à chaque tissu en particulier.
Page 11 - Beliefs of a Little Known African People by One Who has for Many Years Lived Amongst Them on Close and Intimate Terms.

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