A History of the Alum Trade (1948)

SINGER, Charles. [Charles Joseph Singer 1876-1960]

THE EARLIEST CHEMICAL INDUSTRY - An essay in the historical relations of economics and technology illustrated from the Alum Trade.

Published: London Folio Society 1948

Date: 1948

No 736 of a numbered Limited Edition of 1,100 copies Folio xviii.,[2]337,[3] Three colour plates printed Colotype by Alinari and numerous others in colour and black white many tipped-in and one large folding plate. The colophon is a copper engraving by Stephen Gooden. A ll in all, a very lavish production more typical of art books, by the leading authority on the history of technology and commisioned by the chemical manufacturer Peter Spence of Widnes

Binding
Original Publishers Cloth

£175

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