Title: Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: Standing Conference of South Pennine Authorities 1989
Seller ID: 141057
Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Unpaginated, about 80 pages, each with a b&w photo and text. Contents include In the beginning: geological origins and rural traditions of the Pennines; Domestic calm before industrial storm: the domestic textile industry; Early mills and improveed machines; from weavers cottage to powered mill; The great industrial revolution : muck and brass; Twenteith century changes: one more chapter in teh Pennine saga. Map at back is intact and unused.