Item #368584 Memoir of Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufactures connected with a History of the Rise and Progress of the Cotton Industry in England and America. With Remarks on the Moral Influence of Manufactures in the United States. Cotton, George S. White.
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Memoir of Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufactures connected with a History of the Rise and Progress of the Cotton Industry in England and America. With Remarks on the Moral Influence of Manufactures in the United States.

Philadelphia: Printed at No. 46 Carpenter Street, 1836.

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Second ediotionA. Frontis. portrait, 2 folding plates and all others. [8]- [9]-448pp. 8vo. Later cloth. Very Good, some plates with toning. Howes W 355; Sabin 103385; Kress C.4284; AI #42449; Larson #461: "This book is valuable because of its first-hand record of Slater's life and work and extensive quotations from his letters and other sources and because it reveals something of the process of contemporary thought in justifying manufacture from the social and, especially, moral points of view. "

Item #368584