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Allgemeine Experimental-Chymie nach einer nützlichen und leichten Methode für die Fassungskraft eines jeden eingerichtet; oder: Allgemeines practisches Haus- und Kunst-Buch für Hausväter, Künstler, Oekonomen, Fabrikanten und Handwerker aller Art.

Nürnberg, Germany: Johann Eberhard Zeh Wwe. bzw. Zeh sche Buchhandlung, 1815-1816. First Edition (Parts1-3). Paper over boards. Translation of title: General experimental chemistry arranged, according to a useful and easy method, for the comprehension of every one; or: General practical house and art book for homebuilders, artists, economists, manufacturers and craftsmen of all kinds. Among the topics covered are the chemical properties and processing options of various metals and minerals, the use of animal products (salts, horn, wool, tanning, silk, honey, milk, glue) and the exploitation of vegetable components (cotton, dyeing, printing, paper, agriculture, wine, distillation, soap, rubber, etc.). The Brunswick Italian teacher P. Gaetano (b. 1747) was also active as a paint dealer. In 1797 he published "Abrégé de Chimie, ou Introduction, appartenente aux arts & metiers", the basis for the present work. Very Good+. Tight, bright and unmarred. Heavy foxing throughout, otherwise clean. Marbled paper over boards, title stamp on spine. Annotations. Cut stub. 3 parts. XXII, (2), 280 pp. Title, 262 pp. Title, 309, (1) pp. with 3 folded engraved plates. Item #11027

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