This paper outlines the growth of hand-knitting in the 16th century and show’s how Lee’s revolutionary machine derived from peg knitting. Construction details and the mode of operation are closely described, with an account of the development and use of frame-knitting machines in Britain and France. The invention is then compared to other state-of-the-art machinery of the time.
The card covers are in very good condition, clean and bright, with some small minor scuffs near the spine’
The binding is secure and tight.
the page edges are clean and inside, the content is unmarked and in fine condition.
A super copy of a scarce, collectable publication. As far as I can tell, this is the only copy for sale on the internet.
Journal of the Textile Institute Volume 80 No.2 1989
William Lee and his Knitting Machine 400 years 1589-1989
- Published by the Textile Institute, 1989
- First edition
- 6.5 x 9.5 in
- 288 pages