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Manual for Commercial Dyes

Karmannaia knizhka po krasheniiu. Russkaia fabrika anilinovykh krasok Leopol'd Kassella i Ko. I. Khlopchataia bumaga i drugie rastitel'nye volokna [A pocket guide to dyeing. The Russian factory of aniline dyes of Leopold Cassella and Co. Cotton paper and other organic fibers].

Frankfurt am Main: Izdanie Leopol'd Kassella i Ko., 1913. Small octavo (16.5 × 11 cm). Original brown cloth; XVIII, 428, [8] pp. Five photographs; illustrated from technical drawings and schemes throughout. Edges red. Very good; boards age-toned; private stamp of the Russian Commission of German Dye Producers in Berlin.

First and only edition of this technical manual on dyeing paper and textiles, published by the factory of aniline dyes of Leopold Cassella in Riga. The firm of Cassella became partners with the Frankfurt-based dye producers Gans and Weinberg, and became one of the largest producers of dyes worldwide, with production sites in Riga and Lyon and sales offices in New York and India. It eventually merged with the I.G. Farben in 1925. The present work contains detailed technical instructions for coloring various types of textiles and textile products. With five photographs showing the process of experimenting with various dyes at the Riga factory, and a view of the factory building.

As of November 2020, we cannot trace this book via KVK or OCLC. Not held by the Russian State or National Libraries.

Book ID: 51093

Price: $250.00