Textiles Books

Aspin, Chris: Shire Album 63 - The Cotton Industry (15440)

Shire Publications reprint 1984
8vo stapled paperback 32 pages. Very, very minor wear + very, very slight creasing to covers o/w VG+ 75 gms
(Order reference 15440)

Tells the story of the cotton industry from its spectacular growth during the late 18th and early 10th centuries to its devastating decline in the 20th century. The development of the processes used to transform raw cotton into finished goods is also well illustrated.