A Century of Fine Cotton Spinning (Manchester: George Falkner & Sons, 1913) McConnel & Co. Ltd
A Century of Fine Cotton Spinning 1790-1913 – McConnel & Company Ltd
preface by John W. McConnel
Manchester: George Falkner & Sons, second edition 1913
A well illustrated history of the Ancoats company and the cotton industry in Manchester.
Hardback – green cloth spine over over dark grey paper boards, title and art nouveau styled decoration to front. pp  blank, 57, with decorations in the text plus colour frontispiece, 1 colour plate and 19 b/w plates. 11.25 x 8.75 inches approx. (283mm x 220mm).
An attractive publisher’s ticket tipped-in to front endpaper.
Light wear and rubbing to spine and boards; scuffed and marked to rear board. Foxing and offsetting to endpapers; some occasional foxing and dustiness to pages but generally clean throughout; edges of page-block spotted and dusty.
Overall, showing some light wear but otherwise a reasonably nice, clean copy – very attractive.