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A sure guide against waste in dress; or the woollen draper's, man's mercer's and tailor's assistant; adapted also to the use of gentlemen, tradesmen and farmers; Shewing The Exact Quantity of Cloth, &c. necessary to make any Garment from a Child to a full sized Man : In Tables of the Nine following Widths, Half Yard Half Ell Three Quarters Seven Eighths One Yard One Ell Six Quarters Seven Quarters Two Yards. With Three different Widths in each. This Work is executed upon the same Plan with the Ready Reckoner; consisting of plain and correct Tables, adapted to the meanest Capacity; calculated to prevent, Waste of Materials, and to be of general Utility both in Town and Country. By M. Cook, Tailor.

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London : printed for the author; and sold by him at No 31, St. Martin's Street, Leicester Square. Also sold by T. and J. Egerton, at the Military Library, Whitehall; J. Bew, Paternoster Row; and J.D. Steele, Tower Hill, [1787]

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xiv,62,72p. ; 8⁰.


Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

References note

ESTC T79323



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