An instruction book in the art of silk culture

Publisher: [s.n.] in Philadelphia

Written in English
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Statementcompiled by the Women"s Silk Culture Association of the United States, from various authorities and actual experiments, for the use of the women of their country, whom they hope thereby to aid into the perfection of this beautiful industry in America
SeriesUSAIN state and local literature preservation project, Pennsylvania agricultural literature on microfilm
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24644376M

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Women's Silk Culture Association of the United States. Instruction book in the art of silk culture. Philadelphia, (DLC)agr (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Women's Silk Culture Association.

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Silk culture: practical instruction on silk culture, from the planting of the mulberry leaves up to the production of the cocoons and silk-worm eggs, or so called graine for the following season / By.

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