history of wool and woolcombing. by James Burnley

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington in London .

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Appendix lists main woolcombing inventions, 1801-1887.

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Pagination487p.
Number of Pages487
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Books to Borrow. Top Full text of "The history of wool and woolcombing". The stoves held four combs, for it was usual for four combers to work together (according to the Book of Trades), each with his separate gear, so there were four pairs of combs, four benches, four bins to hold wool and another four for the noils.

The combs were heated so that they would slide through the oiled wool easily and not damage the fibres. THE HISTORY OF WOOL AND WOOLCOMBING. PREFACE. OF literature about literature there is an abundance; and books are numerous enough upon most other aspects of human progress; but when we come to survey the vast range of inventive and industrial effort to which our prosperity as a nation is so largely due, we find the records but scant and meagre.

The History of Wool and Woolcombing by James Burnley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Having traced the growth of the essentially modern art of machine woolcombing from its first practical inception in the mind of Dr.

Cartwright down to its more recent development, and having described the leading principles and features of those woolcombing machines which have contributed most materially to the splendid results of to-day in this special branch of industry, it will be an interesting task to 1/5(1).

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Fri frakt. Alltid bra priser och snabb leverans. | AdlibrisPages: Low and Co.)—An ancient trade like wool is sure to have romance in some of its stages of growth, and Mr. Burnley has made the most of the inventors and the inventions which com- bine to build up the story of a great trade.

What we really have to thank the writer for, is the clear exposition of the successive inventions and patents. They are technical enough for the mechanical mind, and are not p. The History of Wool and Wool Combing by James Burnley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burnley, James, History of wool & woolcombing.

New York, A.M. Kelley, First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Unpicking history through wool is an innovative way of exploring the past as Kassia St Claire did so well in The Golden Thread (not referenced by Rutter) yet the book has a good index, end notes.

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There are indications that the English were involved in cloth making as early as the reign of the Saxon King, Alfred (). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burnley, James, History of wool and woolcombing. London: S. Low, Marston, Searle and.

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This book was published in so the it does not have colour photos etc but Peter Teal 's writing style is conversational so easy to follow on the instructions on how to use combs to produce wool suitable for worsted spinning.5/5(9).

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