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A Manual Containing Information Respecting the Growth of the Mulberry Tree with Suitable Directions for the Culture of Silk.

By: Cobb, J. H.

Price: $262.00

Publisher: Boston: Carter, Hendee and Babcock, 1831.: 1831

Seller ID: nm 2358

Condition: Near Fine


68p. 3 plates: 2 hand colored of mulberry leaves & of the development of the silk worm. third plate shows machinery for silk making. Paper covered boards, cloth spine. Water spots on front, foxing. Near Fine copy View more info

A Manual Containing Information Respecting the Growth of the Mulberry Tree with Suitable Directions for the Culture of Silk.

By: Cobb, J. H.

Price: $111.00

Publisher: Boston: Carter, Hendee and Babcock, 1831.: 1831

Seller ID: nm 2359

Condition: Fair


68p. 3 plates: 2 hand colored of mulberry leaves & of the development of the silk worm. third plate shows machinery for silk making. Paper covered boards, cloth spine missing, back board present but separated. Paper on boards is comming up in places. Foxing. Fair copy View more info

A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)

By: Turabian, Kate L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Chicago, 1996.: 1996

Seller ID: nm 4219

ISBN: 0226816273

Condition: As New


308p. Wraps. As New copy View more info

Ancient Carpenters' Tools: Together with Lumbermen's, Joiners' and Cabinet Makers' Tools in Use in the Eighteenth Century.

By: Mercer, Henry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bucks County Historical Society, 1960.: 1960

Seller ID: nm 4270

Condition: Near Fine


3d ed. Reprint of 1929. 331p. Photos of the tools. Chapters on Felling, splitting, and Sawing; Moving & Measuring, Holding & gripping, Shaping & fitting, Fastening & unfastening, Sharpening. Green cloth. heavy. Near Fine Copy View more info

Cabinet Cyclopedia: A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement & Present State of the Silk Manufacture. Useful Arts.

By: Lardner, Dionysius.

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832.: 1832

Seller ID: nm 2355

Condition: Good


276p. Line drawngs. Foxed. Brown cloth spine & stiff boards. Ex.lib. number inked on spine. Splitting oat top of both side of the spine, about 1 inch. Spine sunned. Good copy View more info

Catalogue of Important Coins & Medals Comprising English Historical Medals 1550-1800, Important Continental Silver Coins & Medals Including Some Rare German & Italian Pieces Together With Renaissance & Other Bronze Medals.

By: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: nm 2460

Condition: Near Fine


303 lots. b/w photos. Composition green boards. Glass ring on front. Near Fine copy View more info

Catalogue of the Collection of Highly Important Greek & Roman Coins Including the Exceptional Series of Roman Aurei Formed By Patrick A. Doheny.

By: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: nm 2459

Condition: Fine


245 lots. Photos front & back. Some color. Green compostion boards. Fine copy View more info

Culture of Improvement: Technology and the Western Millennium

By: Friedel, Robert.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: MIT, 2007.: 2007

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: nm 3883

ISBN: 0262062623

Condition: Fine


1st ed. First Edition. 588p. Photos. Oversize. Owner's address lable. Fine/Fine copy View more info

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Culture of Silk: or, an Essay on Its Rational Practice and Improvement. In Four Parts. For Use of the American Colonies.

By: Pullein, Samuel.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London: Millar, 1758.: 1758

Seller ID: nm 2353

Condition: Very Good


299p. Frontispiece. four parts: "I. On the raising and planting of mulberry trees. II. On hatching and rearing the silkworms. III. On obtaining their silk, and breed. IV. On reeling their silk-pods." The two plates (one being the frontispiece) show various machinery and tools for, and stages of, the production of silk. Original leather. Professsional repairs to cover. Binding still tender. Pages OK. In New professionally made clam shell box, light bown cloth the ... View more info

Eight Years Experience and Observation in the Culture of the Mulberry Tree, and in the Care of the Silk Worm. With Remarks Adapted To The American System Of Producing Raw Silk For Exportation.

By: Whitmarsh, Samuel.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Northampton: Butler, 1839.: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: nm 2354

Condition: Very Good


156p. Folding frontispiece. Including chapters on the selection of and the proper conditions for growing mulberry trees, raising worms, reeling the silk, and the economics of silk culture. Whitmarsh sought to convince American farmers of the ease and profitability of silk-growing. He was convinced that American silk was of better quality and would therefore be in greater demand despite its higher price. The author's plan even included instructing the poor in American cit... View more info

Engines: The Search for Power.

By: Day, John .

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St Martin's, 1980.: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: nm 4384

ISBN: 0312252161

Condition: Fine


1st US ed. 112p. Photos. Line drawings. Some color. Very Oversize. Jacket priced. Fine/Fine Copy View more info

Historical & Descriptive Anecdotes of Steam-Engines & of Their Inventors & Improvers.

By: Stuart, Robert.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London: 1829.: 1829

Seller ID: nm 627

Condition: Fair


2 small vols. Line drawings of machinery. Vol. I is Poor: missing rear board, front board separated, no spine. first several pages also loose; Vol. II Fair. Ex.lib. View more info

History of the Atlantic Telegraph.

By: Field, Henry.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: NY: Scribner, 1866.: 1866

Seller ID: nm 640

Condition: Fair


364p. Green cloth. Ex lib. label on spine. Splitting along back, top of spine chipped. Corners worn. Binding broken otherwise Fair Copy. View more info

Italian Coin Engravers Since 1800. Museum of History & Technology, Paper 33

By: Clain-Stefanelli, Elvira

Price: $10.00

Publisher: GPO/ Museum of History & Technology, 1965.: 1965

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: nm 2453

Condition: Near Fine


1st ed. 68p. Photos. Large wraps. Owner's emboss. Near Fine Copy View more info

Latitude: How American Astronomers Solved the Mystery of Variation

By: Bill Carter; Merri Sue Carter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Inst Pr: 2002

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: nm 4346

ISBN: 1557500169

Condition: Fine


1st ed. 252p. SIGNED by the published. Fine/Fine copy View more info

Numismatics: An Ancient Science. Museum of History & Technology, Paper 32.

By: Clain-Stefanelli, Elvira.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: GPO / Museum of History & Technology, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: nm 2455

Condition: Near Fine


102p. Photos. Large wraps. Owner's emboss. Near Fine copy View more info

Operative Mechanic and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of the Manufactories and Mechanical Arts of the United Kingdom. (Two Volumes).

By: Nicholson, John.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Desilver, 1831.: 1831

Seller ID: nm 4304

Condition: Very Good


2nd US. from 3d Britsh ed. 2 Vols. 448p. +359p. Folding line drawings. Original calf leather. Heavy. Top of spine of vol. I. chipped: Leather otherwiser in very good condition. Foxing. Very Good Set. View more info

Practical Hints of the Culture of the Mulberry Tree, Together with the Art of Raising Silk Worms...

By: Citizen of Mansfield Conn.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hartford: Gurdon Robins, 1939.: 1939

Seller ID: nm 2360

Condition: Very Good


82p. illustrated. "Mansfield Domestic Silk-Grower's Manual". Yellow printed boards with green cloth spine. End papers foxed. Some foxing inside. Very Good copy View more info

Recent Improvements in Textile Machinery Relating to Weaving. Posselt's Textile Library. Vol III.

By: Posselt, E. A.

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Posselt, 1898: 1898

Seller ID: nm 3406

Condition: Good


184p. + 32p. ad. Black cloth. Top of boards worn. Less so on bottom. Good copy View more info

Silk Farming.

By: Long, Elen Call.

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Jos. Glover, 1884.: 1884

Seller ID: nm 2363

Condition: Fair


47p. b/w illustrations. Paperback. Missing last page & back cover. Front cover tears at margines. Fair Copy View more info

Sir Charles Lyell's Scientific Journals on the Species Question.

By: Wilson, Leonard (ed).

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Yale Univ., 1970.: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: nm 705

Condition: Near Fine


572p. Green cloth. Heavy. Signed & inscribed by Wilson. Ex.lib. label neatly removed from spine. Rubber stam inside. Near Fine Copy. View more info

Summary of the Principal Chinese Treatises Upon the Culture of the Mulberry and the Rearing of Silk Worms.

By: Anon.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington: Peter Force, 1838.: 1838

Seller ID: nm 2362

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the Chinese via a French translation. 198p. 10 b/w plates showing Chinese methods & equipment. Original Green cloth. Paper spine title lable chipped. Top & Bottom of spine worn. Corners worn. Lightly foxed end papers. Very Good copy View more info

Sweeper in the Sky: Life of Maria Mitchell, First Woman Astronomer in America.

By: Wright, Helen.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nantucket Maria Mitchell Assoc., 1959.: 1959

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: nm 2120

Condition: Fine


4th ed. 253p. Mitchell taught at Vassar College. Nicely inscribed & Signed. Fine/Near Fine Copy View more info

Textiles in America 1650-1870: A Dictionary Based on Original Documents, Prints and Paintings, Commercial Records, American Merchants' Papers, Shopkeepers' Advertisements & Pattern Books with Original Swatches of Cloth.

By: Montgomery, Florence.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Norton, 1984: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: nm 3274

ISBN: 0393017036

Condition: Fine


1st ed. 412p. b/w photos. Some color photos of surviving swatches.. Focus is on fabrics used in the house rather than as clothing. Oversize. Owner's name. Fine/Fine Copy View more info