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A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures, and the Natural and Commercial History of Sheep, from the Earliest Records to the Present Period
Smith Elder & Co London:: Smith, Elder & Co ,. 1842.. First edition. Tall 8vo, 2 vols. Pp 482, frontis (&) ; Vol 2 472pp, frontis & 4 litho plates of sheep, large folding table at rear on wheat.Half calf & purple pebbled cloth, raised bands, gilt title on spine, tastefully rebacked with original spine laid down.Early fox spotting in both volumes. Management of merino sheep, Tibetan llama wool, angora goats. This book is much scarcer than Bischoff's work on Tasmania, published in 1832. OCLC 112269302.Thomas Southey, wool broker, is quoted on Australia, John Macarthur on sheep in New South Wales; North Wales, Lancashire, South Africa, Midlands, Ireland, Sicily, Arkwright's invention, the spinning jenny.
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