The Farmers Library, Vol. 2: Animal Economy William Charles Linnaeus Martin

ISBN: 9780656323715

Published: February 11th 2018

674 pages


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The Farmers Library, Vol. 2: Animal Economy  by  William Charles Linnaeus Martin

The Farmers Library, Vol. 2: Animal Economy by William Charles Linnaeus Martin
February 11th 2018 | | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 674 pages | ISBN: 9780656323715 | 6.14 Mb

Excerpt from The Farmers Library, Vol. 2: Animal EconomyIt is, then, on these serrations, combined with its spirally curling form, every fibre being twisted into numerous cork-screw-like gyrations, its soft ness, and its elasticity (or disposition... MoreExcerpt from The Farmers Library, Vol. 2: Animal EconomyIt is, then, on these serrations, combined with its spirally curling form, every fibre being twisted into numerous cork-screw-like gyrations, its soft ness, and its elasticity (or disposition to submit to some elongation, or under other circumstances to contract), that wool owes its powers of felting that is, of forming an unwoven, but compact, strong, and perfect tissue - a tissue, if we may so term it, known in the earliest ages, and of which, as we have previously stated, we have seen an Egyptian, or perhaps grecco-egyptian, specimen, covering a mummy obtained at Thebes.

The process of felting is simple: a felted substance is the ground work of beaver hats, and the mode in which this is produced may be seen at any hat manufactory.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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