[Part set: 9 Plates of 12 from Illustrations of the Irish Linen Industry.]
London, Published as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20 1791.
Stipples; early rich impressions. Plate: 410 x 345mm, (16 x 13½"). Trimmed. Some repairs.
Part set of nine plates from a series of twelve from William Hinck's (1773-1791) 'Illustration of the Irish Linen Industry' first published in 1783. The series depicts all the processes involved in the making of linen from sowing the flax seed through the preparation of the cloth for export. (For Plates I, II and XII of the series see refs: 28599, 28598 and 28593.)
Abbey Life: 444.
[Ref: 36544] £2,900.00