The dyer's guide : being a compendium of the art of dyeing linen, cotton, silk, wool, muslin, dresses, furniture, &c. &c. with the method of scouring wool, bleaching cotton, &c. and directions for ungumming silk, and for whitening and sulphuring silk and wool : and also an introductory epitome of the leading facts in chemistry, as connected with the art of dyeing / by Thomas Packer, dyer and practical chemist.
Title on printed spine label: Packer's Dyer's guide
Second edition, corrected and materially improved
London : Printed for Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, Paternoster-Row, 1830.
London : Printed by R. Gilbert
, vi-viii, 156 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
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A letterpress frontispiece includes seven color samples in watercolor.
Chapter I. Introductory -- II. On dyeing cotton -- III. On dyeing silk -- IV. On scouring and dyeing wool -- V. On dyeing silk and cotton black -- VI. On dyeing cotton and silk.
Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibers. | Color in the textile industries. | Parsonage, C. -- Stamp.
Samples. | Publisher's advertisements.
Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, publisher. | Gilbert, Richard, 1794-1852, printer.