FORWARDING NOTE for delivery of 2 bags of wool from Williton Station to Bristol, for Bradford.
1863. Size 6" x 10", printed with ms inserts, for weight etc., conditions on verso. --- Please e- mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WEST COUNTRY [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK48-2550) £8.00
AN ACT for repealing several Laws relating to the Manufacture of Woollen Cloth in the County of York, and also so much of several other Laws as prescribes particular Standards of Width and Length of such Woollen Cloth; and for substituting other Regulations of the Cloth Trade within the West Riding of the said County, for preventing Frauds in certifying the Contents of the Cloth....
London: Printed by Mark Baskett, and Robert Baskett 1765. Cover leaf + pages numbered 911-928, small folio, black letter, disbound, Act of Parliament. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include YORKSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK48-2221) £16.00
TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY in Humble obedience to your Majesty's Commands signified to me by The Right Honourable George John Earl Spencer.... referring to me the annexed Petition of Isaac Sanford of the City of Gloucester Civil Engineer and Stephen Price of Stroud Civil Engineer to consider thereof... which Petition sets forth that the Petitioners.... have found out and invented a new improvement of method to raise a Nap or Pile on Woollen Cotton and all other Cloth....
1806. Document which would have accompanied the Petition, in MS on 3 pages small folio, signed by Samuel Romilly. Folds, small piece torn from top corner of second page, affecting 3 letters of one word, traces of mounting on blank verso. The letter recommends that a patent be granted, and that the petitioners should cause a complete description of their invention to be inrolled. George John Spencer was Secretary of State for 1806 only. Paper watermarked 1801. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include GLOUCESTERSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK48-950) £60.00
PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Freehold Sporting and Agricultural Estate including East Burton Dairy and Brookhill Farm.... Trout and Salmon Fishing in the Frome.... which will be offered for Sale by Auction.... 21st September, 1929.
1929. Folio, 22pp., large folding plan loosely inserted. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include DORSET [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK48-779) £24.00
British Manufacturing Industries. Wool and its Applications; Flax and Linen; Cotton; and Silk.
London: Edward Stanford, 1877. 1st. Edn. Medium 8vo. (17cm. tall x 11cm.). pp. vi, 202. plus 16pp. publisher's catalogue. The section on Wool is by Professor Archer; that on Flax by W. T. Charley; Cotton by Isaac Watts and Silk by B. F. Cobb. With line engraved plates and text illustrations. A little read ex-university library copy. Traces of labels to front endpapers. Cancel stamp to verso of title. A good plus to very good hardback copy. No wrapper. (Book ref. 6398) £14.00
''The Ordinance Book of the Merchants of the Staple''.
Cambridge University Press 1937. viii + 210pp. Blue cloth. VG in slightly worn dustwrapper. [this printed version of the Ordinance Book is preceded by 6 chapters giving the history of the Staple Company]. (Book ref. 5271) £30.00
Embroidery with Wool: 40 Decorative Designs for the Contemporary Home (ISBN: 1850299307 / 1-85029-930-7)
Conran Octopus, London, 1998. AS NEW IN D/W 4to hardback. 150pp. * An original collection of embroidery designs. Includes instructions, templates, wool quantities and colours. Illustrated instructions on the eighteen decorative stitches featured. How to transfer a design and care for the finished piece. (Book ref. 117537) £45.00
The New Knitting Stitch Library (ISBN: 0801983320 /0-8019-8332-0)
Chilton Book Co, West Chester, U.S.A 1992. NEW IN D/W 4to hardback, colour photos throughout on glossy paper.. (Book ref. 117141) £35.00
Picture Knits: 20 patterns plus how to design your own
Guild Publishing, London 12984. AS NEW 4to, pictorial laminated boards. pp.108. Illustrated with colour plates, patterns and charts. Errata slip. New (Book ref. 116292) £20.00
The traditional sweater book
Guild Publishing, 1987. AS NEW IN D/W Large 4to hardback, many colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards & matching d/w (Book ref. 116288) £30.00
THE COUNTRYMAN RESCUING THE PAST
Readers Union Newton Abbot, 1974. 8vo hardback. Photos. VG in d/w. * Rural life - casting a rumbler bell, working with oxen, trace-link, branding irons, thatching needle, wool weights, cooking, cider making, etc. (Book ref. 116115) £20.00
The Islanders and the Orb: The History of the Harris Tweed Industry, 1835-1995
Acair, 2001. Soft cover. Good. Paperback book. Crease to front cover otherwise VG clean and sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. (Book ref. 022538) £9.00
U.S.A: Interweave Press Inc, 2006. 1931499748 Reprint; Sixth Printing. Softcover. Very Good. Clean and tightly bound square format paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 128 pages, colour illustrations in the text, index (Book ref. 36764) £6.00
How to Find Out About the Wool Textile Industry
Pergamon Press, Oxford 1st ed 1st printg 1968 VG book No dj ex-lib hardback ISBN: 0080129846 (Book ref. 39774) £5.00
Spinning and dyeing the natural way
Evans Brothers Limited, 1975. 0237448173 First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Clean, tightly bound book with neat name on front endpaper. Unclipped dustjacket is covered in clear plastic and stuck to boards. 104 pages, 40 colour photos on plates and numerous black and white photos throughout text by Marjorie Pickens, bibliography, index (Book ref. 36722) £9.00
8 LECTURES PUBLISHED IN THE 1950's ON ASPECTS OF THE WOOL HISTORY.
The Wool Education Society, 1953-1959. 8 pamphlets, c 20pps each, illus. Pbs. Staples a little ruested otherwise VG. Lectures by Patrick Early, K.G. Ponting, T.J. Chandler, C.O. Clark, Dr. Arthur Raistrick, R. Patterson, Anne M. Buck, J.S. Duncan and H. Lemon. (Book ref. 13504) £25.00
THE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY OF SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND.
Adams & Dart, 1971. 4to, 214pp, index, illus. VG in VG dw. (Book ref. 17689) £20.00
Wool : East Anglia's Golden Fleece
Lavenham: Terence Dalton Limited, 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original cloth and dustwrapper which has some edge wear and creasing, 176pp, illustrated with photographs and maps, the history of the East Anglian wool industry. (Book ref. 015508) £12.00
The Woollen Industry. An outline of the woollen industry and its processes from fibre to fabric.
GB: Wira, 1981. Paperback. VG-. 0900820101 2nd edition, 2nd impression. Book is in very good minus condition with minor but noticeable signs of wear and/or age. (Book ref. kb426.893) £7.00
Memoirs of Wool. In Two Volumes. COMPLETE.
GB: Gregg International, 1968. Facsimile Edition. Hardback. VG+/No DW. Books in very good plus condition with very minor signs of wear and/or age. SPECIAL POSTAGE RATES APPLY GB £5. Packed weight (Book ref. kb214.898) £14.00