The Sewing Machine: its invention and development Introduction by Barbara Suit Janssen
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The Sewing Machine: Its Invention and Development
by Grace Rogers Cooper

Digital Edition
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Washington, D.C.
February 2004

Originial Publication Information:
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976.
2d ed., rev. and expanded.
ix, 238 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes: First published in 1968 under title: The Invention of the Sewing Machine.

Introductory essay by:
Barbara Suit Janssen
Museum Specialist, Textile Collection
Natural Museum of American History
Behring Center

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