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Counties and Industries


Published by John Player & Sons n.y., Nottingham, England
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From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Full set of 25 numbered cigarette cards, undated but published in 1914. Heavy stock 1 3/8" X 2 5/8". Very good to near fine. Mild occasional edgewear, but overall bright and quite handsome. An attractive complete set of these brightly colored pictorial cards celebrating 25 of England's counties and a prime industry from each, with a county map filling the upper half of each and an industry the lower half. Scenes consist of, in numerical order: 1. North wales -- Slate Quarrying, 2. Monmouthshire -- Iron and Coal, 3. Northumberland -- Shipbuilding, 4. Perthshire -- Dry Cleaning, 5. Kent -- Hop Picking, 6. Munster -- Butter Making, 7. Lincolnshire -- Agriculture, 8. Lancashire -- Cotton Spinning, 9. Northampton -- Boot Making, 10. Staffordshire -- Pottery, 11. Bedfordshire -- Straw Hat Making, 12. Connaught -- Horse Breeding, 13. Roxburghshire -- Woollen Manufacture, 14. Devonshire -- Dairy Produce, 15. Edinburgh -- Book Printing, 16. South Wales -- Coal Mining, 17. Yorkshire -- Worsted Spinning, 18. Cheshire -- Making Block Salt, 19. Nottinghamshire -- Lace Making, 20. Dumbartonshire -- Calico Printing, 21. Norfolk -- Agriculture, 22. Cornwall -- Tin Mining, 23. Ulster -- Linen, 24. Leicestershire -- Hosiery and 25. Hampshire -- Sheep Rearing. Rectos each printed in blue feature series title, individual number and title and a brief paragraph describing each landscape. A wonderful set of these miniature beauties -- daintily colored and quite striking. Bookseller Inventory # 40770

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Title: Counties and Industries

Publisher: John Player & Sons n.y., Nottingham, England

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