Cotton 1898 C.P. Brooks agriculture farming commerce sciences illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Agriculture, Farming, Cotton, American South, Slavery, Commerce).
Cotton: Its Uses, Varieties, Fibre Structures, Cultivation and Preparation for the Market and as an Article of Commerce... by C.P. Brooks.
Published 1898, New York Spon & Chamberlain.
384 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, including a folding map of the US and numerous b&w photos of Black Americans working in the cotton fields, etc.
Period illustrated publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed spine and cover decorations. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean and bright, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W.