New York: Merrimack Manufacturing Company, . "Merricord is the name for a 36 inch wide whale [sic] corduroy manufactured by Merrimack Mfg Co Lowell Mass sold exclusively by us. This fine light weight fabric is so constructed as to possess the draping and clinging qualities that are essential for women's...
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Biella: Mondadori, 1979 (1984). 126 Color Plates. Photoessays of fiber bearing mammals: cashmere, alpaca, yak, mohair, camelhair, merino wool and angora rabbit hair and the people who work these fibers. Revised second edition. Minimal English/Italian text.
Basle: Ciba Review, 1955. Black and White Illustrations.
Philadelphia: National Philatelic Museum, [c. 1950]. 54 black and white illustrations of stamps. With a focus on the fiber used in the production of textiles from around the world.
Basle: Sandoz, 1962. 10 color plates. Major article on Maori weaving. Other articles include "The Significance of Colour among Primitive People", Paint-A Magical Substance", Diffusion of Dyes in Relation to their Dyeing Mechanisms", and "The Disulphide Bond in Wool"
1968: Merrow, 1968. Authoritative handbook on natural polymer fibers and synthetic fibers. Many charts, graphs, and figures. Fourth revised edition.
Glasgow: Kate Davies Designs, 2016. Limited hardback edition. "Wool—or in Shetlandic, Oo—has for centuries figured centrally in island life. Hardy, colourful, characterful sheep have adapted over millennia to a challenging climate, and Shetlanders have always put their fine fleeces to good use, in beautiful, distinctive textiles ranging from woven tweeds.....
London/New York: Routledge, 2002. 49 black and white plates 56 black and white figures 13 tables. "Through a richly detailed examination of the practices of spinning yarn from the fleece of llamas and alpacas, Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric explores the relationship that herders of the present and of the...
Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 1990. 8 Color Plates 83 Black and White.
Leiden: Brill, 1956 (1964). 1 color plate, 36 black and white figures. Volume 4 is on textiles. Includes chapters on fiber, washing, felts, dyes, spinning, weaving, and looms. Second revised edition.
Basle: 1946. Black and White Illustrations.
Edinburgh and Glasgow: The National Association of Scottish Woollen Manufactures, 1956 (1957). Color and Black and White Plates. Articles on the Scottish wool production and use.
Bradford: British Mohair Spinners, Ltd., 1974 (1976). 15 color plates 3 black and white. An account of the author's travels to Turkey, South Africa, Lesotho, and Texas in search of the wool from Angora goats.
Aarau: Sauerlander, 1989. Hundreds of color and black and white illustrations. Throrough guide to the history and processes this type of machine woven fabric.
Portland: MAMA D.O.C., 1995. Black and white illustrations and 15 swatches tipped in. Third review edition printed on hemp-blend paper with a gift inscription signed by the author. Seven fabric samples, seven yarn samples and one fiber sample tipped-in. Chapters on the history, the plant, the biber, processing, spinning, yarns...
Basle: Ciba Review, 1948. Black and White Illustrations.
Basle: Ciba Limited, 1949. Black and White Illustrations. Illustrated in black and white.
Fort Collins: Interweave, 2015. A fascinating guide to working with exotic animal fibers including angora, musk ox, camel, yak, and bison. Fully illustrated in color.
New York: 1904. First edition. Minor spine scuff.
New York/London: Garland STPM press, 1980. Academic text with an emphasis on science. "The primary aim of this book is to present the major textile fibers, their structural, physical, chemical, and end-use properties. Chemical and polymeric finishes applied to textile fibers are discussed, since finished affect the ultimate properties of...
Liverpool: The Textile Institute, . 4 black and white plates 8 figures. A brief introduction to and the history and uses of jute, the long, soft, shiny vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads.
Basle: Ciba Review, 1945. Black and white illustrations.
New York: S. Stroock and Co., 1937. 12 black and white. An "authoritative" guide to llamas and other New World camelids with sections on llamas in religion, as pack animals, and their economic impact in the Andes. With a major section on the use of their fleece in textiles. Includes...
Canberra: CSIRO, 1986. Scholarly Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation booklet on wool includes the chapters: The Wool Textile Market, The Revolution in Wool Marketing, Towards Sale By Description, Cleaning Wool, Making Wool Yarns, Wool Fabrics, and CSIRO Wool Textile Research Programs. Illustrated in color and black and white.