The Mulberry Silk-Worm; Being a Manual of Instructions in Silk Culture.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Division of Entomology Bulletin No. 9. Stated sixth, revised edition. Wraps, 8vo, 65pp. 2 color plates and many in-text illustrations. Very Good with mild sunning and 1" loss to spine heel. A manual for getting started in the burgeoning US silk industry, promoted particularly among women, "unable to labor in the field or factory, and have, in short, no means, outside household duties, of converting labor into capital." (Preface).