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EMISS, ELIJAH - Dyer's Companion. In Two Parts, Part First, Containing a General Plan

Title: Dyer's Companion. In Two Parts, Part First, Containing a General Plan
Description: 1815. EMISS, Elijah. DYER'S COMPANION. IN TWO PARTS, Part first, containing a General Plan of dying Wool and Woollen, Cotton and Linen Cloths, Yarn and Thread, Also Directions for Milling and Finishing, Stamping and Bleaching Cloths, Part Second, contains many useful Receipts on Dying, Staining, Painting, etc. New York: E. Duychkinch, 1815. Second edition, enlarged and improved. viii, [5]-307 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, maroon label. The first edition of this title appeared in 1806. Bemiss claims in the preface that this is the first book printed in America on the subject. In fact the earliest title is The Country Dyer's Assistant, by Asa Ellis, Jr. published in 1798. Front cover detached. There is offsetting between pages 150 and 151, likely from a laid in leaf or flower. Still an early expansive and useful treatment of the subject. .

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Price: US$ 450.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 86841


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