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GLOVE MAKING.. Trefousse & Cie. Megisserie, Teinture, Manufacture de Gants / Trefousse & Co. Dressing, Dyeing & Manufacture of Gloves.1874

[Paris: Stern, Oblong 4to (200 x 275 mm), 8pp., French and English title pages, 20 engraved views mounted (one or two with a few spots), each with a leaf of dual language text, endpapers browned and a little chipped, publisher's red morocco-backed pebble-grained cloth, titled in gilt on upper cover, head and foot of spine rubbed, light stain to lower board. A series of views detailing all of the stages involved in the production of kid gloves at the Trefousse works, Chaumont, including preparing the skins, cutting, sewing, dyeing, and finishing. Tréfousse was one of the leading manufacturers, employed over 5000 people and cut out 1,750,000 pairs of gloves annually.

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