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P. Falcot - Traité Encyclopédique et Méthodique de la Fabrication des Tissus - 1852

P. Falcot - Traité Encyclopédique et Méthodique de la Fabrication des Tissus - 1852

P. Falcot - Traité Encyclopédique et Méthodique de la Fabrication des Tissus - 1852
Textile - Quantity: 3 - Signed by author, tipped in plates - Book

First published Encyclopedic Textile Treatise, "Traité Encyclopédique et Méthodique de la Fabrication des Tissus", by P. Alcot, Draftsman, Professor of Theory-Practice for the manufacture of all kinds of fabrics, Member of the Société d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie Nationale.

2nd Edition, entirely revised, corrected and more than doubled (1st edition dated 1844).
Signed by the Author, P. Falcot

Illustrated with 2 engravings, a Portrait of Jacquard and a portrait of the author P. Falcot. Beautifully adorned with 300 engravings (many fold-out) of: utensils, mechanics, machine plans, various assemblies, sketches and maps, etc., as well as an album containing about 2,000 brief drawings or armor applicable to all kinds of novelties.

Honorary publication of the Government's subscription. Indispensable work to all the people who are dedicated to the manufacture of new fabrics.

The Work is divided into 3 Volumes, one of them being the Atlas, developing the following subjects very widely:

Volume I (Text): Flax, cotton, wool, hemp, threshing, classification, lubrication, carding, spinning, valuation of woolen threads, silk (birth, hatching period, ages of worms and care to give them, diseases of worms, increase of worms, their work and formation of the cocoon, transformation into a butterfly, mating and laying of eggs, the chrysalis, length and weight of the thread of a cocoon, stretching of the silk, types of silk, etc ...; Preparatory operations; Ordinary Profession - Utensils and accessories; Re-entries; Simple crosses called united; Twists and their effects; Plain fabrics with bands; Double-sided fabrics; Scots or checkered fabrics; Decomposition or analysis of fabrics; Of the mechanics called armor; Of the provisions; Fashion Fabrics, the mechanics of Jacquard and preparatory operations; Mapping of drawings; Of the great smoothing and its accessories; Of the hyraxes; Of wool; The preparation and interleaved; Various fabrics; Gauze, ribbons and braces; The Shawls; The velvet; The tapestries; The cuts; Comparison and relationship of various professions for fashion fabrics; The drapery; The preparations; General remarks; Interesting problems, portraits, landscapes and paintings; Factory calculations: Various inventions and improvements, etc ..

Volume II (Engravings): Containing 225 engravings.

Volume III (Atlas): Plate Atlas of Equipment or Armor, briefs, drawings and maps, being the continuation of the Traité de la Fabrication des Tissus, by P. Falcot, draftsman. It contains 86 engravings.

The 3 volumes are signed in handwriting by the same author, P. Falcot.

Magnificent and very rare Work

Lot details
Number of Books
Author/ Illustrator
P. Falcot
Book Title
Traité Encyclopédique et Méthodique de la Fabrication des Tissus
Very good
Publication year oldest item
Original language
Chez J.P. Risler, Libraire (Mulhouse)
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Signed by author, tipped in plates
Number of pages
27.5×22 cm
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