Alan Isaac Rare Books

Fifty Years of Sundour 1906 -1956


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Author: MORTON, James

Full title: Fifty Years of Sundour 1906 – 1956.  Being a Reprint of ‘The History of the Development of Fast Dyeing and Dyes’.  A Lecture Delivered before the Royal Society of Arts on 20th February, 1929

Published by: Sundour Fabrics Ltd., (Carlisle, 1956)

8vo, half-title, title, part printed in red, 40p. portrait of James Morton tipped in facing p.7.  Bound in Sundour bookcloth dyed with Caledon Jade Green.  Paper label, dec., lettered in red to front, as published. Red & black lettered compliments slip commemorating the ‘Sundour Golden Jubilee’ laid in.

A very collectible work on the histroy of bookcloth.  Some darkening to ffep and to the comp. slip, otherwise fine.

Cat. ref: 145