Geo. Thomas & Co: Manchester. 1889. Item #98-5256
Illustr including 10 full page plates, 14 fold out figures, 96 fabric samples, 9.5 x 6, half red leather, brown cloth with black lettering, gilt lettering on spine, 480 + errata + ads. Rebacked, replacement corners, covers rubbed and soiled, edges of leather scuffed/scraped, contents toned and pages very brittle, 1/2 title page tape-repaired along edge, tears, lacking tips of several cornes, chipping, couple of brown fabric sample crumbling, acidity affectig some of the whitesamples, samples in color are bright and sharp. Some of the chapters: Finishing in General; Substances Employed in Finishing; Machines and Apparatuses Employed in Finishing; Chloring and Blueing; Various Processes of Finishing; Mildew, Fungoid Growth. Sold as is. Scarce.