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Art de la Verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel: Auquel on a Ajouté Le Sol Sine Veste d'Orschall; L'Helioscopium videndi sine Veste Solem Chymicum; Le Sol non Sine Veste; Le Chapitre XI. du Flora Saturnizans de Henckel, sur la Vitrification des Végétaux

Art de la Verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel: Auquel on a Ajouté Le Sol Sine Veste d'Orschall; L'Helioscopium videndi sine Veste Solem Chymicum; Le Sol non Sine Veste; Le Chapitre XI. du Flora Saturnizans de Henckel, sur la Vitrification des Végétaux

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Art de la Verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel: Auquel on a Ajouté Le Sol Sine Veste d'Orschall; L'Helioscopium videndi sine Veste Solem Chymicum; Le Sol non Sine Veste; Le Chapitre XI. du Flora Saturnizans de Henckel, sur la Vitrification des Végétaux

by Holbach, Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron, translator

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Paris: Durand, Pissot, 1752. Hardcover. Very Good. Title page continued: "Un Mémoire sur la Maniere de faire le Saffre; Le Secret des Vraies Porcelaines de Chine & de Saxe. Ouvrages ou l'on trouvera la maniere de faire le Verre & le Crystal, d'y porter des Couleurs, d'imiter les Pierres Prétieuses, de préparer & colorer les Emaux, de faire la Potasse, de Peindre sur le Verre, de préparer des Vernis, de composer des Couvertes pour les Fayances & Poteries, d'extraire la Couleur Pourpre de l'Or, de contrefaire les Rubis, de faire le Saffre, de faire & peindre les Porcelaines, &c. Traduits de l'allemand, par M. D***." [4], lv, [1], 629, [3] p., 16 leaves of copperplate engravings, including the frontispiece (most folded); 26 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Orange leather spine label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title; gilt-tooled decoration in other compartments. All page edges red. Woodcut head pieces and in-text illustrations. Contents: Sol sine Veste, ou, Trente Experiences pour Tirer la Couleur Pourpre de l'Or by J.C. Orschall -- Helioscopium Videndi sine Veste Solem Chymicum -- Sol non sine Veste, ou, L'Invincibilité de l'Or by Christophe Grummet -- De la Vitrification des Vegetaux -- Chapitre XI du Livre de Mr. Henckel, qui a pour titre Flora Saturnizans -- Secret des Vraies Porcelaines de la Chine et de Saxe. Baron von d'Holbach translated several early works on glassmaking, including works by Antonio Neri, Christopher Merret, and Johannes Kunckel. In Very Good Condition: front joint starting to separate from tail; slight loss of leather at head and tail of spine; light cracking on spine; corners rubbed. Pages and plates are clean and bright.

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Art de la Verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel: Auquel on a Ajouté Le Sol Sine Veste d'Orschall; L'Helioscopium videndi sine Veste Solem Chymicum; Le Sol non Sine Veste; Le Chapitre XI. du Flora Saturnizans de Henckel, sur la Vitrification des Végétaux
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Holbach, Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron, translator
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