Belfast: H. R. Carter Publications Limited, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Good+ condition. Item #005831
118 pages of text. Hardcover binding: blue cloth spine and paper-covered boards. Minimal shelfwear to extremities, and previous owner's name neatly on front cover (and on front endpaper). Contains hundreds of names of firms engaged in the textile industry, including new firms not yet in production, research and development organizations, textile societies, educational establishments with textile departments, trade organizations, worker's organizations, flax scutchers, buyer's guide, and an index to advertisers. Contains black & white advertisements of about 80 advertisers. One page has a small section cut-out, which has been glued to a preceding page affecting the first page of the list of firms engaged in the textile industry and the following advertisement page. Many of the listings have ink or pencil notations after them, indicating bleachers, spinners, combine, weaver, finisher, and manufacturer. Scarce linen industry trade publication, complete and attractive.