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The Silk Grower and Farmer's Manual Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R926 Discovery Miles 9 260
The Silk Grower and Farmer's Manual Volume 1 (Paperback): Books Group
The Silk Grower and Farmer's Manual Volume 1 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 Excerpt: ...ancient Nineveh. " All these clothes of silk and gold which we, the Veneitans rsays Morco Polo, ) call muslins, are of the manufactory of Mosul." It is not improbable that the city of Mosul, being at his time one of the greatest entrypett of eastern commerce, may have given the appallation to various productions of the loom conveyed fiim thenee to the M Whoso would excell must spend much time in practice, and look over the doings of other men." Vol. I, JANUARY, 1839. No. 7 SILK CULTURE. CULTURE OF SILK. The successful experiments in the different parts of the union has been so great that no doubt can exist as to the practicability of its culture in this state. Indeed we have seen a few skeins manufactured by a young lady of Ann Arbor (whose name, we are sorry to soy, "we have forgotten, ) which, if we are at all any judge, is a beautiful specimen of what may be done, and we think it cannot be surpassed in any part of the Union. As it is in contemplation by several gentlemen of our state to enter into the culture of silk, and it being our desire to furnish valuable information on all subjects which may tend to increase their profits we have solicited and obtained from a gentleman of this city who has been successfully engaged in the business a series of articles upon the rearing of silk worms and the manufacture of silk which we shall place before our readers at as early a date as possible Would it not be of much advantage to the cause, and a source of much benefit to the community at large, for our State Legislature to grant a premium of------cents upon each pound of?ilk manufactured in the State. The inducement for the home manufacture of this article will then be increased and prosecuted with more vigor by those who have, or are about to...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 332
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44020-9
Barcode: 9781231440209
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-44020-1

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