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In search of the world's finest wools

Author: Dominic Dormeuil; J -B Rabouan
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books Ltd., 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A beautifully photographed guidebook that highlights the best wools known to mankind. It explores nine countries of the world that are known to have only the finest wools: Greenland, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Ladakh, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand, South Africa, and Peru. Captions describe full-spread photographs."--
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Dormeuil; J -B Rabouan
ISBN: 9781770858473 1770858474
OCLC Number: 945359067
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translation of: À la recherche des laines précieuses.
Description: 168 pages : colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: Greenland. Qiviut, the wool of the musk ox --
Mongolia. Cashmere wool --
Kyrgyzstan. Taewit wool --
Ladakh. Pashmina goat wool --
Scotland. Shetland wool --
Australia/New Zealand. Merino wool --
South Africa. Mohair goat wool --
Peru. Vicuña wool.
Other Titles: À la recherche des laines précieuses.
Responsibility: Dominic Dormeuil, Jean-Baptiste Rabouan.

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A unique photographic journey around the world to meet those people and animals who make the world's finest wools - from Shetland to Peru and from Greenland to Mongolia.  Read more...

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An elegant book.--Beth Brown-Reinsel"Knitting Traditions Newsletter" (02/01/2017) This is one of the most inspiring books about fiber I have ever come across... I love how the book talks not only Read more...

 
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