Category: LAUNDRY


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A Teacher's Manual of Elementary Laundry Work.

By: CALDER, Fanny L. and MANN, E.E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1891.:

Seller ID: 42549

1t edition. "There is no department of science which can be of more benefit to the public generally than the chemistry of common life, and that branch which is applied to the process of laundry work can be made extremely interesting to school girls if taught thoroughly and intelligently in connection with practical demonstration...." 17cms x 11cms. Pp.x/76, endpapers toned, slight toning to pages and a few minor spots but otherwise clean. Red illustrated cloth (showing a woman ironing) is a little rubbed and has uneven fading. Scarce. G+.** "Fanny Louisa Calder (1838-1923) was a pioneer of do... View more info

Textile Soaps and Oils. (with 12 illustrations).

By: HURST, George H./ SIMMONS, W.H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Scott, Greenwood & Son, 1921.:

Seller ID: 40967

Third Revised edition. A Handbook on the Preparation, Properties, and Analysis of the Soaps and Oils used in Textile Manufacturing, Dyeing and Printing. Contents: Section I. Textile Soaps. I. Introductory; II. Methods of making Soaps; III. Special Textile Soaps; IV. Relation of Soap to Water for Industrial Purposes; V. Treating Waste Soap Liquors; VI. Soap Analysis. Section II. Animal Soap Oils and Fats; Vegetable Soap Oils and Fats. Section III. Glycerine. Section IV. Textile Oils. Pp.xii/197/3(ads for other publications), 12 figure illustrations in the text, spotting to final page of ads. D... View more info

A Manual Of The Science of Laundry Work. (For Students and Teachers).

By: RANKIN, Margaret Cuthbert.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Blackie & Son Limited, nd. (c.1904).:

Seller ID: 42550

Margaret Cuthbert Rankin: Head teacher of laundry work, Technical College of Domestic Science, Liverpool; first class certificate for laundry work; first class full diploma for cookery; certificated in chemistry, hygiene and physiology; first class dressmaking certificate (City and Guilds). 18cms x 12cms. Pp.142, several figure illustrations, owner's name to front free endpaper, toning to endpapers. Grey cloth has marks, edges rubbed. Good. View more info

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The Steam Laundry. Its Construction, Equipment and Management.

By: TAYLOR, John. (Consulting Laundry Engineer).

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Heywood & Company Ltd, nd.(c.1900).:

Seller ID: 41283

Comprehensive guide to how late nineteenth century laundries should be built, equipped with machinery, and run efficiently. Pp.162, folding ground plan frontispiece of a Model Laundry, to Wash £100 per Week, Family Work + many figure illustrations and engraved illustrations of machinery and to advertisements to end, hand-written page numbers pp.1-3, cracking to inner front hinge and between pages 96/97 but holding. Red cloth, gilt title to front and spine, careful repair to spine outer hinge. Scarce. G+.** "JOHN TAYLOR was born at Lower Broughton, Salford, on 8th February 1866. Having served ... View more info

The Art of Soap-Making. A Practical Handbook of the Manufacture of Hard and Soft Soaps, Toilet Soaps, etc.

By: WATT, Alexander.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1920.:

Seller ID: 40955

5th edition, 10th impression. Including an Appendix of Modern Candle-Making. With numerous illustrations. "An important feature in the present volume is the chapter on the Recovery of Glycerine from Waste Leys, in which many processes for recovering this valuable product are given." Chapters include: Saponification Exxplained; The Soap Factory - Its Apparatus and Appliances; Materials Used in Soap-Making;Caustic Leys; Manufacture of Hard Soaps; Making Soap by the Cold Process; Oleic Acid - Soap from Recovered Grease; Cheapened Soaps; Disinfecting Soap; Saponification under Pressure; V... View more info