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Publication on identification of vegetable fibres

From: James Black <tcfa313>
Date: Thursday, August 6, 1998
Archetype Publications Ltd is pleased to announce the republication
(under the Archetype reprint) of the 1982 edition of the Chapman and
Hall edition of 'The identification of vegetable fibres' by Dorothy
Catling and John Grayson.

In this book, the microscopical characteristics of 10 of the most
widely used vegetable fibres are presented. Features useful for
identifying fibre cells are described in detail and explained by
reference to the anatomy of the living stem or leaf from which the
fibres are extracted. High Quality photomicrographs and line
drawings illustrate the descriptions. An account of the cultivation
and extraction of each of the fibres and details of the methods of
specimen preparation are also included.

    Identification of Vegetable Fibres
    Dorothy Catling and John Grayson
    1-873132-61 1
    Archetype Publications 1998 reprint of edition published by
    Chapman & Hall 1982
    pp 108 inc 16pp. plates - 52 b/w plates, 20 line drawings,

This comprehensive book has proved invaluable not only to forensic
scientists but also to archaeologists, conservators of antiquities,
textile and paper technologists, botanists and many others who need
to identify plant fibres.

Price : 24.50 pounds ($40 approx.)
Postage & packing :
UK :    3.50 pounds
Overseas Surface mail: 2.50 pounds
Europe Airmail : 4.00 pounds
Airmail elsewhere : 5.00 pounds

This publication can be ordered directly (and paid for in US $ or
pounds or by credit card) from:

    Archetype Publications
    6 Fitzroy Square
    London W1P 6DX
    +44 171 380 0800
    Fax" +44 171 380 0500
    orders [at] archetype__co__uk

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