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image of Soviet trade unions, also Workers and management at a textile mill by Y. Usherenko

Soviet trade unions, also Workers and management at a textile mill by Y. Usherenko

by Verbin, Andrei [and] Y. Usherenko

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Published
1950
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£8.95

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London: Soviet News, 1950. Pamphlet. 94p., 4.75x7.25 inches, foreword, illustrated with b&w photos, wraps lightly worn, staples rusted, ex-library (Library of the New World Review) with ownership stamp and pencil notation ("published probably '58 or '59") on front wrap else good in original stapled pictorial wraps. Soviet News Booklet No. 30.
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image of Organize the South / Support Ina Mae Best! An injury to one is an injury to all [pinback button]

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n.p.: n.pub, [199-]. 2-inch pin with an outline map of the southern states; yellow background, minor foxing. Best was a textile worker in textile worker in Goldsboro, North Carolina who was fired in 1990 for union organizing. In 1993 a documentary film depicted her story.
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£16.41
image of The Textile Primer

The Textile Primer

by Hatcher, Harold O.

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Published
1936
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£14.92

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New Your: Council for Social Action of the Congregational and Christian Churches, 1936. Magazine. 39p., stapled wraps, 5.5x7.5 inches, illus., graphs, minor handling wear and soil, previous owner's name penned twice on first page, pencil notation on table of contents page else very good condition. Social gospel work on labor in the textile industry. Social Action, vol. 3, no.… Read more
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image of India at the Death of Akbar; An Economic Study

India at the Death of Akbar; An Economic Study

by Moreland, W.H.

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Published
1962
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£11.19

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Delhi: Atma Ram & Sons, 1962. xi, 306p., illustrated with two line maps, one folding, first edition hardbound in grey cloth boards cover- and spine-titled black. A late signature (pp.245-256) is started an eighth inch and is somewhat at risk, item bears an ownership to ffep, a generally good copy compromised by the protruding sig. As is.
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image of Anyone Can Build a Spinning Wheel

Anyone Can Build a Spinning Wheel

by West, W.C.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1975
ISBN
9780913664063
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£14.92

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Santa Rosa CA: Thresh Publications, 1975. 32p., plenty of diagrams, softbound, a pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps. The staples have picked up some rust, the only flaw we see, nice clean sound copy.
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image of Kollektiv Deutsch-Sowjetische Freundschaft [cloth pennant]

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[East Germany], n.d.. 7x10 inch cloth pennant, very good, for the German-Soviet friendship organization.
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image of Classical Korean embroideries

Classical Korean embroideries

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Published
1984
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£11.19

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no place: Korea-Britain Centennial Committee / International Cultural Society of Korea, 1984. Paperback. Unpaginated, glossy paperstock throughout with color exhibit photography (several folded plates) and triple-column text; 9.5x9.7 inch glossy decorated wraps, somewhat edgeworn with corner-tips bumped. Folded plates are undamaged, item is sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy. FYI, we have seen another edition, no… Read more
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image of La Bordadora. Periodico Quincenal de Labores, Ilustrado. Dedicado a las Senores Profesoras. Febr. 5, 1878 - Dec. 20, 1878; Ano I, Num. I [-24, consecutive issues]

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Barcelona: the magazine, 1878. Hardcover. Collection of all 24 issues for the first year, 8p + folding plate - 23 plates (embroidery patterns) are present but lacks plate for no.5. Plate for no.9 torn out but remains (laid in). Plus: one extra ad leaf + two extra [regalos] litho'd plates, one being a folded chromolith'd pattern. Hardbound in contemporary… Read more
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£74.58
image of Hali, The International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Art: March 1998 Issue 97 [featuring]  Mamluk Blazon Carpets . ACOR 4 Exhibition & Fair Preview . Baluch Aesthetics . Chinese Textiles

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London: Hali Publications Ltd, 1998. 176p., glossy 12x8.5 inch color wraps, several advertising postcards laid in. We see a small crimp to front cover next the spine panel, else completely sound, clean and unmarked. Very good copy.
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image of Labor history. vol 25, no. 4, Fall, 1984

Labor history. vol 25, no. 4, Fall, 1984

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1984
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1984. Magazine. pp. 485-639, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include, Textile labor in the North Carolina piedmont: Mill owner images and mill worker response, 1830-1900, by Bess Beatty, Black organized labor in reconstruction Charleston by William C. Hine, The transformation of… Read more
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image of 100 Years of Western Wear

100 Years of Western Wear

by Beard, Tyler, text, Jim Arndt, photographs

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1993
ISBN
9780879055912
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£14.92

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Salt Lake City: Gibbs-Smith Publisher, 1993. Paperback. 160p., high-gloss alkaline paperstock throughout with well-reproduced color exhibit photography. Entirely sound and unmarked, with a faint tiny smudge to back cover, the sole hint of dust-soil. Very good copy.
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image of Las Artistas del Valle de San Luis / Artists of the San Luis Valley

Las Artistas del Valle de San Luis / Artists of the San Luis Valley

by Duggan, Paula, gallery/museum director

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Published
1982
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£26.10

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Denver / Arvada, CO: The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 1982. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 44p., illustrated with well-reproduced exhibit photography in color and b&w portrait photos, plus nice divider stock, softbound pamphlet in die-cut 8.5x11 inch oblong wraps. Both covers are irregularly sunned and the textblock is a little slack with an odd crimp at the head.… Read more
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image of Catalogue of an Exhibition in Celebration of the Centenary of William Morris: Held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, February 9-April 8

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London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1934. 43p. +[12]p. of plates, wraps, 5 x 7.25 inches, wraps worn and soiled else very good condition. Cover title: "Centenary of William Morris: Catalogue of Exhibition
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image of [Three items related to protests at Mervyn's retail stores for carrying boycotted J.P. Stevens products]

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Oakland; San Lorenzo: ACTWU, etc., 1979. Pamphlet. Includes an 8.5x14 inch leaflet, "March on Mervyn's... support Southern textlile workers' right to organize," "Fifty years is long enough," and an issue of the boycott newsletter "Looming ahead" with a cover story on the Mervyn's actions and a leaflet attached about a "Boycott fever" benefit dance. The JP Stevens boycott was… Read more
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image of Lawrence 1912: the Bread and Roses strike

Lawrence 1912: the Bread and Roses strike

by Cahn, William

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1980
ISBN
9780829803907
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New York: The Pilgrim Press, 1980. Paperback. 238p., wraps slightly shelf worn, else very good condition, illus. Revised edition of Cahn's Mill Town, published in 1954.
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image of Nihon no bijutsu  日本の美術  [29 issues]

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Tokyo: Shibundo, 1982. 29 issues of the important journal of Japanese art; very good. Issues present include numbers 1, 3, 35, 93, 97-120, and 195. Each issue has a general theme, ranging from textiles and antique musical instruments to lacquerware and pottery.
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£220.01
image of Manufacture de Dentelles-Tulles-Broderies & Tissus d'Ameublement.  Rideaux, Stores, Vitrages, Couvre-Lits, etc.  No. 39

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Paris: Beraud & Cie, 1929. 48p., stapled wraps, 12.5 x 9.5 landscape format booklet, profusely illus., wraps worn and chipped else very good condition. Text in French. Two additional sheets laid in, one listing prices as of November 1929, the other showing samples of the company's curtains. The company's products included curtains, bed spreads, and upholstery fabrics.… Read more
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£33.56
image of Ditta L'Arte del Ricamo in Rilievo

Ditta L'Arte del Ricamo in Rilievo

by Wichelhaus, Oscar," corporate author

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Published
1913
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Milano: Oscar Wichelhaus, 1913. 47p., coated alkaline paperstock throughout with profuse b&w retouched-photoillustration, softbound, a pamphlet in 6.5x9.5 inch grey wraps with embossed lettering gilt and a color-picture onlay. Principal text is in Italian, with page-long precis in French and German on terminal leaves. Somewhat worn with mild crimpings and creasings to front cover and titlepage, else sound and… Read more
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image of Hanging by a Thread. Cotton, Globalization, and Poverty in Africa

Hanging by a Thread. Cotton, Globalization, and Poverty in Africa

by Moseley, William G. and Leslie C. Gray, editors

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Published
2008
ISBN
9780896802605
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Athens OH: Ohio University Press, 2008. Paperback. xii, 297p., illustrated with tables, charts and line maps, softbound in glossy photodecorated wraps, 8.5x5.5 inches. Nice condition, in fact near-new: absolutely sound, clean and unmarked. Ohio University Research in International Studies, Global and Comparative Studies Series no. 9.
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image of Paris-Mode, Journal de la Famille, paraissant le 5 et le 20 de chacque mois [earlier issues read le 1er et le 15 de chaque mois]. Second year, nos. 1-24,  January 1 - December 20, 1891

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Paris: the bi-monthly, 1891. Magazine. Unbroken run for the year, in good shape. Paperbound magazines in 13x9.5 inch color wraps (color fashion studies front cover, back cover intermittantly the same (back-cover fashion plates alternate with sewing patterns), some spot color within, mostly women's wear with the occasional child on parade. Paperstock of covers and textblock quite toned and a… Read more
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£111.87