FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NEW-ENGLAND SILK CONVENTION, AT ITS SESSION, HELD AT NORTHAMPTON, MASS., SEPT. 28, 1842. New England Silk Convention.

FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NEW-ENGLAND SILK CONVENTION, AT ITS SESSION, HELD AT NORTHAMPTON, MASS., SEPT. 28, 1842.

Northampton: Printed at the Gazette Office, 1843. 20pp. Stitched, lightly dusted, Very Good.

The Convention expresses "strong confidence in the ultimate triumph of the silk cause in this country." Edward Dickinson of Amherst, the Treasurer of Amherst College and father of Emily Dickinson, was President of the Convention. Animated discussions of silk worms and silk are printed.
American Imprints records the 1842 first edition, but not this 1843 second. OCLC locates four copies as of June 2019. Item #36025

Price: $175.00