MIddletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1965. First Edition. Quarto. A comprehensive history and guide to weaving by the famed artist and master weaver. Includes a letter from the United States Rubber Company who donated copies of the book to libraries. The letter states, "after reviewing the history and technology of weaving, the author turns to the underlying principles, making clear the unity of weaving-as-craft and weaving as art. This is the great achievement of Anni Albers and is the permanent value of her book." According to the letter this is one of the first copies of the book to be distributed to the public. Near fine in a fine jacket with minor rubbing to the corners.