The Art of Dyeing, Cleaning, Scouring, and Finishing, on the most approved English and French Methods; being practical instructions in dyeing silks, woollens, and cottons, feathers, chips, straw, etc., scouring and cleaning bed and window curtains, carpets, rugs, etc., French and English cleaning for any color or fabric of silk, satin, or damask. Thomas Love.
The Art of Dyeing, Cleaning, Scouring, and Finishing, on the most approved English and French Methods; being practical instructions in dyeing silks, woollens, and cottons, feathers, chips, straw, etc., scouring and cleaning bed and window curtains, carpets, rugs, etc., French and English cleaning for any color or fabric of silk, satin, or damask

The Art of Dyeing, Cleaning, Scouring, and Finishing, on the most approved English and French Methods; being practical instructions in dyeing silks, woollens, and cottons, feathers, chips, straw, etc., scouring and cleaning bed and window curtains, carpets, rugs, etc., French and English cleaning for any color or fabric of silk, satin, or damask

Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1869. Hardcover. "Second American Edition, to which are added general instructions for the use of aniline colors." xxviii, [1], 18-343, [3], 23, [1] p.; 24 cm. Black pebble-grain cloth with gilt-stamped spine title: "Dyeing, Cleaning, and Scouring." Blaind-stamped decoration on boards. Yellow endpapers. Includes index, and Catalogue of Practical and Scientific Books published by Henry Carey Baird & Co. on 23 pages following text. Also contains advertisements for three related businesses in Philadelphia: Andreykovicq & Dunk (Swiss aniline colors and chemicals for dyeing), Ralston & Biddle (importers of indigo and India goods), and James W. Queen & Co. (seller of Twaddel's hydrometers). The Second American Edition added both an index and an appendix with general instructions for the use of aniline colors, the latter contributed by Andreykovicq & Dunk. In Very Good- Condition: cloth is rubbed with minor loss at head of spine and corners; cloth and edges of pages are stained; lacking front free endpaper; title page is soiled, primarily along gutter; endpapers are stained; otherwise only occasional soiling. Very Good -. Item #003905

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