Paris: Hachette, 1914. Color frontispiece & 100 plates in black & white. 431pp, folio, half leather over marbled boards. Paris: Hachette, 1914, First Edition. Complete history of silk through Europe and Asia. Spine leather crackled and lightly chipped at extremes.
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Lyon: Syndicat des Fabricants. 4 color illustrations by E. Cocard. Thin 4to, printed wrappers. Lyon, n.d. (ca., 1939). Very good. Scarce. Written by the Mayor of Lyons, to promote the silk industry at the 1939 Worlds Fair. Included is a 3p. printed precis in English.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1924. Color frontis by N. C. Wyeth. 267pp., short 8vo, red cloth; lightly rubbed, spine faded, front hinge beginning. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. A very good copy. Long inscription signed by the author on the title page, as well as a signed note in the upper margins of page 266/267.
London: Faber & Faber, 1965. Illustrated with over 120 plates, mostly black & white. 209 pages. Thick 4to, gray cloth with red spine label. d.w. London: Faber and Faber, 1965. First English edition. A very good copy, binding and dust wrapper rubbed. "The first thorough study of European figured silks ... (c.1640-c.1770." -- Arntzen, P664.
Kamakura: Getumei-Kai, 1958. Couleurs Nippon. 2 inch square swatches of color silk mounted throughout (4 to a page, some samples chipped), 66pp., Japan paper, thick 4to, bound in two-toned silk, blue clam shell case. Kamakura: Getumei-Kai, 1958. Scarce. Very Good (+).