Standard Cotton Mill Practice and Equipment, 1921

Standard Cotton Mill Practice and Equipment, 1921 : With Classified Buyer's Index (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Standard Cotton Mill Practice and Equipment, 1921: With Classified Buyer's Index In the eyes of the outside observer, of course, the essential feature of this contrast consists of the tremendous change in the general price level for raw cotton of American and other growths which occurred between the Spring and the Fall of the year, - a price change the like of which can be found in connection with cotton only during and after the period of acute cotton famine produced by the American Civil War, and of a kind which had always been assumed by the present generation of cotton merchants to be entirely beyond the bounds of possibility under latter-day conditions of world-wide production and distribution of cotton. From the point of view of those actually engaged in the cotton business, however, the decline of nearly 70 per cent. In the general price of the commodity which came about from July to December, 1920, though naturally it gave rise to some problems of a more or less difficult character, was much less a cause of anxiety and loss than were the quite unprecedented alterations of the relative values of the vari ous qualities and grades of cotton which occurred simultaneously with the general downward movement of the price. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 426g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243216564
  • 9780243216567