New York: Scribner, 1900. First. hardcover. 24 plates, including 16 in color, tissue guards, 8 photographic illustrations, 2 maps. 278 pages of text. 4to, maroon cloth (cover lettering chipped and spine almost completely faded; inner hinges cracked but all pages quite clean). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. First edition. A very good(-) copy. very good(-).
"Covers material and dyes, design, history and classification, and discussion of the output of various countries where they are produced." -- Chamberlin, 1910 (4th edition); Lucas, p. 116.