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press printing tba 6

Title: The Useful Arts and Manufactures of Great Britain

Object Name: book

Artist/Maker: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Role in production: Author
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London

Accession Number: TBA 6
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • paper
  • leather

Book containing over twenty manufacturing industries in Great Britain. Each has an engraving and explanations. This is the first part of a two-part set.

Paper pages bound in leather with pressed design.

Contents - Manufacture of 1) Paper 2) Glass 3) Leather 4) Parchment 5) Glue 6) Sugar 7) Cotton Yarn Part I 8) Cotton Yarn Part II [Sewing Thread] 9) Linen Yarn 10) Woollen and Worsted Yarns 11) Woven Goods Part I 12) Woven Goods Part II [Bleaching, Calendering, Dyeing] 13) Woven Goods Part III [Calico Printing] 14) Woven Goods Part IV [Woollen Cloth]


Type: Size
Height: 18.5 cm
Width: 12 cm