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Author: CROOKES, SIR WILLIAM F.R.S.
Title: A Practical Handbook of Dyeing and Calico Printing
Description: 1874, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Longmans, London, 1874. 8vo, xvi, 731p, 24p cat. Eleven plates, 47 attractive coloured mounted specimens of dyed & printed fabrics, 38 woodcuts. Inscr, recased at some time in matching cloth with rather worn old gilt spine laid down & new endpapers, internally VG. Crookes was an important chemist who edited 'Chemical News'. Knight p236 'His Chemical Analysis became a standard work'. See also DNB - he discovered thallium & was President of the Royal Society.
Price: GBP 345.00 = appr. US$ 492.65 Seller: A G Cram Rare Books
- Book number: 001324
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