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Fabrication des Étoffes. Traité de la Filature du Coton. Origines - Production - Caractères - Propriétés - Classifications - Transformations - Développement commercial - Succédanés - Progrès techniques - Filature - Apprêts des Fils - Détermination des Assortiments - Installation et Organisation des Filatures…
1875. One vol. of text: xv, 672 pp., one folding leaf ("224bis"), & one large folding printed table ("660bis"). 8vo, cont. green morocco-backed marbled boards, spine gilt.Atlas: One leaf of title, one leaf of index of plates, & 42 double-page photolithographed plates. Large 4to, binding as above. Paris: J. Baudry, 1875.Second edition, "entièrement revue et corrigée." Alcan (1811-77), was professor of textiles at the Conservatoire national des Arts et Métiers in Paris. He wrote a series of books on various technical aspects of the textile industry.This is his main work on cotton and the cotton industry, which became a standard work on the subject. He provides a detailed history of cotton cultivation throughout the world; all the steps in making cotton fabric: ginning, baling, spinning, manufacture; the varieties of looms and cotton fabrics; the cotton trade, etc. The first edition was published in 1865.Fine and handsome set. The fine photolithographed plates depict cotton fibers and textile machinery used in preparing and manufacturing cotton.
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