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

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