Crafts & Hobbies Books

Fogg, Charles: Shire Album 69 - Chains and Chainmaking (15394)

Shire Publications 1st 1981
8vo stapled booklet 32 pages. Slight wear + creasing to covers o/w VG 80 gms
(Order reference 15394)

The area of England known as the Black Country has a rich heritage in the chain trade due to its plentiful resources of coal and iron. In the nineteenth century thousands of tons of chain were hand-made here each week. This book explores the long history and gruelling methods of chain production.