New York, N.Y. Chemical Publishing Co., Inc., 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo size, 304 pp. Very Good / Good. Item #SB1682
First American Edition, this volume "provides the most comprehensive one-volume summary of technical information on man-made fibers." Included are flowsheets, tables, graphs, and stress-strain diagrams, with over 120 photo-micrographs and X-ray diffraction patterns (from dust jacket).
___DESCRIPTION: Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and publisher's device to spine, plain endpapers, replete with charts, graphs, diagrams, illustrations, all in black and white, pagination: 304 pages includes a lengthy Bibliography, a list of World-Wide Man-Made Fibre Producers, and an Index. Dust jacket of light blue with red lettering, summary of book on front flap, publisher's ad for related titles on back flap.
____CONDITION: Overall, volume is very good+, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, straight corners with a minimum of rubbing (mostly to the bottom edges), and the interior is clean and bright; there is a small gutter crack at the recto of the rear free endpaper, and a neatly written prior owner name at the top of the recto of the front free endpaper, minor edgewear. The dust jacket is good only, it has been price-clipped, there is sunning to the spine and overall edgewear, mostly to the head of the spine and the front panel, which is missing a wide strip of about a half-inch in depth, also some loss to the tail of the spine; however, no loss of text; back panel almost entirely detached but present. Please see picture and request more if needed.
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