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HOLLAND, WAISTELL, AND HORTON
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Observations on clothing, by various authors ancient and modern; to which are added the opinions entertained of fleecy hosiery by great and learned men who have experienced its utility. ...
[London]: [1798?].
3, [1] p. ; 32.4 cm. (2°)

Folded sheet. Drop-head title. Watermark dated 1797. The final page carries an extended advertisement under the royal arms of a 'List of Articles Sold By Holland, Waistell, And Horton, Patentees Of The Fleecy Hosiery, ... No. 99, High Holborn, London'. George Holland's patent for fleecy hosiery dates from 1788 and was the object of William Buchan's A letter to the patentee concerning the medical properties of the fleecy hosiery, 1790, which went through several editions over the decade, reference being made to the properties of fleecy hosiery in its 'sixth edition' of 1798. The 'Observations' quoted include references from publications only up to 1796, and testimonials dated 1789. Signed at the end 'C.W[aistell]. The firm of Henry and George Holland, Charles Waistell and William Horton was established at 99, High Holborn before 1791. The Holland family manufactory was established in Godalming in 1790. Not in ESTC.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6111


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