Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines

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Price: $45.95


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Unpaginated, about 80 pages, each with a b&w photo and text. Contents include In the beginning: geological origins and rural traditions of the Pennines; Domestic calm before industrial storm: the domestic textile industry; Early mills and improveed machines; from weavers cottage to powered mill; The great industrial revolution : muck and brass; Twenteith century changes: one more chapter in teh Pennine saga. Map at back is intact and unused.

Title: Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines

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Categories: History, General, Textiles,

Publisher: Standing Conference of South Pennine Authorities: 1989

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: History

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 141057

Keywords: Yorkshire, Dales, Peak, District, Lancashire, Cotton, Worsted, Weaving, Water Power Mill, Textiles, Production, History, Landscape, England, English , Railways, canals,