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Acclaimed knitting writer Melanie Falick traveled hundreds of thousands of miles and interviewed dozens of knitters, spinners, dyers, and sheep breeders to create this inspiring and revealing selection of pics and styles. With profiles of 38 artisans and farmers,175 appealing colour photos, and 30 unique styles whose hassle levels from simple to complex, from conventional to modern, the United States Knits is the main whole survey but released in this hugely well known and very important artwork shape in America.
First released in hardcover as Knitting in the USA (Artisan, 1996)
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136 In the end, the second version, with a title page that mimicked that of the Paris in all details and an imprint naming Neben as the printer, appeared in Offenbach in 1609. Not surprisingly, de Thou was furious. In the Paris edition in duodecimo of 1609, which failed to compete in price with the unauthorised edition of Goldast and Reuter, he added the following savage prefatory remark: What the writer of these histories has wanted newly to be declared at the beginning of this work is his displeasure at the ambition of those miserable meddlers who seek to appear clever through the writings of others [ .
The negotiations for its publication were conducted by Schobinger or his family, who entrusted the manuscript to the printer Johann Ludwig Brem. Brem’s presses were located in Lindau, a small town on the shores of Lake Constance. They probably chose him because he was the most accessible printer to St. 53 Brem himself did not have an intimate knowledge of the Latin market for books or of the Frankfurt book fair. 54 The book was attractive enough as a proposition for the largest booksellers at the fair, the Willers of Augsburg, under the instigation of Marcus Welser, to offer to buy a hundred copies; but the inexperienced Brem tried to make him buy the whole edition of 1,500, and so risked losing the deal.
25 They were supported also by a section of the remaining Calvinists in the city, who were accused by a contemporary Catholic polemicist of being behind the Fettmilch revolt. In contrast, the surrounding territories governed by rulers of the Reformed faith proved to be hospitable to the Jewish refugees. 26 During the time of Goldast’s residence, Frankfurt was thus a city reflecting the tensions of a wider Europe. 27 I have already mentioned the group of Calvinist scholars based in Heidelberg, In Medias Res • 15 some of whom attended the Frankfurt fair quite regularly, and possibly other book fairs in the region (notably Strasbourg).