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Traite de la conservation des grains, et en particulier du froment. Nouvelle edition, corrigee et augmentee

Traite de la conservation des grains, et en particulier du froment. Nouvelle edition, corrigee et augmentee

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Traite de la conservation des grains, et en particulier du froment. Nouvelle edition, corrigee et augmentee

by Monceau, M. Duhamel du

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Chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin et Louis-Francis Delatour. Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roi. 2nd ed. Paris. 1754.Small octavo. xlij, 311pp. 13 folding plates. Contemporary full calf, raised bands to spine, gilt floral embellishment and lettering. Vestiges of gilt edge tooling. Old paper label to top compartment, gilt motif and lettering. Contemporary marbled endpapers. All edges red. Silk bookmark. Rubbed to corners, short split to upper joint. Very bright internally, 3 plates slightly chipped at margins. Signature of Gayet de Sansale dated 1758 to ffep verso. A nice copy in contemporary binding, with fine contemporary provenance. Thoroughly revised, corrected and extended by Monceau in this second edition, in line with further researches, published a year after the first, with additional folding plate.

Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782), physician, naval engineer and botanist. He developed his large estate into an experimental farm, using technological innovation to develop and test new methods of horticulture, agriculture and forestry. Thrice President of the French Academy of Sciences.

Provenance Inscribed Gayet de Sansale. SSS. 1758 on verso ffep. L'abbe Gayet de Sansale, Advisor to Parliament, Doctor and Librarian of the Sorbonne.

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Title
Traite de la conservation des grains, et en particulier du froment. Nouvelle edition, corrigee et augmentee
Author
Monceau, M. Duhamel du
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Hardcover
Publisher
Chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin et Louis-Francis Delatour.
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1754
Size
8vo
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Keywords
Agriculture, Technology, Farming
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Science; Europe; Gardening; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; France and French Interest;

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