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Textile Printing Machinery: The Machine and its Drive, Catalogue No. 221, A Treatise

by Department, The Engineering (Rice, Barton & Fales Machine and Iron Company)

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Very good. Minor wear.
Edition
Early 20th century; No Date.
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$35.00

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Worcester MA / New York.: P.H. McGiehan / Commonwealth Pres, Printers.. Early 20th century; No Date.. Wraps. Very good. Minor wear.. 1 36 p. Brown textured card stock covers, stapled. Black titles in light frame. 23 cm. Diagrams and B&W machinery detailed photos. Reprint from "The Textile World". An industrial sales catalogue for operating textile mills. Excellent imagery.
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Lyddie

by Paterson, Katherine

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Published
1995
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New. Slight shelf wear. Unread.
Edition
Later printing.
ISBN
9780140373899
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$5.00

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New York.: Puffin Books., 1995. Later printing.. Trade paperback. New. Slight shelf wear. Unread.. Ginsburg, Max (Cover art by).. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 182 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth historical fiction set in rural Vermont and in Lowell, Massachusetts, early 20th century. Lyddie Worthen is on her own, her parents are gone and her brother and sisters… Read more
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The Young Mill-Wright and Miller's Guide (Facsimile Originally Published 1834)

by Evans, Oliver (Plate illustrations by), and Jones, Thomas P (With additions and corrections to the 8th edition by)

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Published
2004
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New. Light self scuffing, back cover. Unread.
Edition
Reprint. 8th edition in 1834.
ISBN
9781894572903
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$48.00

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Ontario.: Algarve (Classic Reprint Series)., 2004. Reprint. 8th edition in 1834.. Trade paperback. New. Light self scuffing, back cover. Unread.. 1 392 p. Includes illustrations. Trade Paperback. 22 cm. Wooden water mill cover photo, color. White titles. 28 descriptive plates. "A Description of an Improved Merchant Flour-Mill with engravings by C. & O. Evans, Engineers". First published in… Read more
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Hinds & Coon Mill Supplies & Belting, Boston: A Short History

by Martin, Kenneth R

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N.D.
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Very good. Fine and clean inside. Price label residue top right front.
Edition
No Date.
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$18.00

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[Boston].: History Associates Incorporated., N.D.. No Date.. Trade paperback. Very good. Fine and clean inside. Price label residue top right front.. 1 33 p. Trade paperback; facsimile company logo or letterhead, B&W archival graphic. Paste on full cover over front cover. 25 cm. Off whitest pages, brown text ink. Sepia photos, facsimile. New England mill industry support business… Read more
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Amoskeag: Life and Work in an American Factory-City (Pantheon Village Series)

by Hareven, Tamara, and Langenbach, Randolph

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Published
1980
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Very good. Signed by previous owner. Age-toning.
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9780394738550
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Pantheon Books., 1980. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Age-toning.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 394 p. Glossary. Audience: General/trade. Manchester, New Hampshire, industrial textile mill oral history recounted by numerous individual interviews over four years, many with immigrants, from workers to management. Herein are layers upon layers of manufacturing history in turn-of-the-century America during… Read more
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Parsons Mill

by Lewontin, Timothy

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Published
1989
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780874514797
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$10.00

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University Press of New England, 1989. First edition.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 0 Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 192 p. Audience: General/trade. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A new college degree isn"t much use in the face of a recession, so Lewontin answered a want add "Sawyer to train. " And train he did, in a lumber mill in… Read more
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Parsons' Mill

by Lewontin, Timothy

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1989
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
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9780874514797
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$9.00

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Hanover NH / London.: University Press of New England., 1989. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. Sharrer, Honore (Jacket cover 1951 painting: "Tribute to the American Working People", by).. 1 Black textured paper over boards. Cover spine titles; front circular mill wood saw. 184 p. Audience: General/trade. Non-fiction literary journalism account of a… Read more
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The Greeks of Newport, New Hampshire: The Sons and Daughters of Early 20th Century Immigrants, Their Stories

by Stamos, Helen Coidakis (Compiled and Mostly Authored by)

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Published
2011
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New. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780972687638
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$35.00

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Newport NH.: Hedgehog Publishing., 2011. First edition. 1st printing.. Wraps. New. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 188 p. Includes: illustrations, maps. B&W photo illustrated paperback, horizontal format: 11x8.5in. Archival family and community photos with text. US Immigrant History / American Studies / Industrial Revolution: Greek immigrants were among those who came to New England to work in… Read more
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Women at Work (Picture Books Series)

by James, Janet Wilson (Boston College Professor of History Introduction by)

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Published
1983
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Good. No dust jacket as issued. Binding tight; minor cover bends. Cover front left deterioration to paper quality.
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Boston.: Massachusetts Historical Society., 1983. Wraps. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Binding tight; minor cover bends. Cover front left deterioration to paper quality.. Sedgwick, Susan (Grayscale 1811 miniature on ivory, "Family Nurse: Elizabeth ('Mumbet') Freeman, by). 1 16 p. Includes illustrations. Stapled binding. Tan card stock paper covers; black titles, grayscale cover art. 8.5x11in. Facsimiles in grayscale;… Read more
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Unravelling, a novel

by Graver, Elizabeth

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Published
1997
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780786862818
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$7.50

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New York.: Hyperion Books., 1997. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Tan cloth and lighter paper over boards. 288 p. Audience: General/trade. A great novel defining life in the New England textile mills in the latter part of the 19th century. The character narrating is a headstrong, independent young woman. Her unconventional… Read more
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Newport, New Hampshire, The Sunshine Town: Building on Strong Foundations

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Published
1998
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New. Production wrinkles on occasional pages.
Edition
Local community profile.
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$5.00

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Newport NH.: Newport Area Chamber of Commerce w/ Hedgehog Publishing., 1998. Local community profile.. Wraps. New. Production wrinkles on occasional pages.. Wells, Lucy (Cover photo by), and Richer, Clifford P, surveyor map by, and Other Contributing Photographers.. 1 40 p. Color photo illustrated card stock cover: from hot-air balloon. Stapled binding. Color photos. Color and B&W Advertising. Town… Read more
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Mother Jones and the March of the Mill Children

by Colman, Penny

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Published
1994
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Very good. No dust jacket. Former classroom book, light wear.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9781562944025
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$24.00

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Brookfield CT.: Millbrook Press., 1994. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Former classroom book, light wear.. 1 Library binding. Glossy textured illustrated paper over boards. 48 p. Horizontal format, 10.5x8.75in. B&W photos, facsimiles. Audience: Children/juvenile. U.S. Millworker History / Social Reform / Child Laborers / Industrial Revolution. Mother Jones, Mary Harris Jones (1843?… Read more
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The Woman Who Toils: Being the Experiences of Two Ladies as Factory Girls

by Van Vorst, Mrs. John (Bessie), And Van Vorst, Marie

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Published
1903
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Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Wear to covers, small portion top-edge gilt deteriorated. Front board beginning to separate in
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Dates match.
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$24.00

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Doubleday, Page & Company., 1903. Dates match.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Wear to covers, small portion top-edge gilt deteriorated. Front board beginning to separate inside.. 1 303 p. Grayscale photos and artwork. Burgundy cloth covered boards, gold titles. Frontispiece photos of both authors at work. Deckled pages right and bottom. Sociology / Role-playing: Authors worked… Read more
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Weavers and Other Workers

by Hall, Jennie

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Published
1930
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Good. No dust jacket. Ink stamp inside: "T R Plympton School, Waltham, Mass." Corner, spine end minor wear. Back top c
Edition
1917 author copyright.
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Chicago / New York / San Francisco.: Rand, McNally & Company., 1930. 1917 author copyright.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ink stamp inside: "T R Plympton School, Waltham, Mass." Corner, spine end minor wear. Back top corner dark stain.. 1 Light green cloth over boards decorated w/ stamped Middle East rug pattern, orange titles. 170 p. 20… Read more
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The Mill

by Murphy Jr, James F

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1981
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing, fading. Front cover lower corner crease. Right edge light foxing. Tight volume.
Edition
1st Avon printing.
ISBN
9780380771981
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$5.00

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New York.: Avon., 1981. 1st Avon printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing, fading. Front cover lower corner crease. Right edge light foxing. Tight volume.. 1 Mass-market (rack) paperback. 312 p. Pictorial cover. Historical fiction; romance among Irish immigrants; and the gentry who owned their labor in Massachusetts textile mills, early 1800s. Mary Roark,… Read more
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