Practical Detail of the Cotton Manufacture of the United States
MONTGOMERY, James. A Practical Detail of the Cotton Manufacture of the United States of America; and the State of the Cotton Manufacture of that Country Contrasted and Compared with that of Great Britain; with Comparative estimates of the Cost of Manufacturing in Both Countries. Glasgow: John Niven, Jun., 1840. 1st ed. 219pp. Frontis., 8 plates most folding, illus. Later gilt-ruled 3/4 blue morocco and marbled boards, gilt-ruled raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, T.e.g. Light scattered foxing and toning, else very good. $350.00[a] A detailed look at cotton manufacturing in the U.S.A. and the U.K. Useful in understanding Britain's attitudes towards the Confederacy.