FRENCH TRAVELLERS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1765-1932, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Over a thousand entries with collations and annotations. Presentation on front cover "For Dr. Keogh with the compliments of Frank Monaghan." Wear at spine ends. Paper clip mark with indentation on cover and first three leaves.
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ELEMENTS OF THE ART OF DYEING TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH ...
by Berthollet, M.
First edition in English. Folding engraved plate of dyeing apparatus to volume two. Berthollet (1748-1822) was a noted chemist in France and collaborated with Lavoisier on his pioneering chemical nomenclature. He was appointed inspector of dye works and director of the Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins in 1784. He wrote this important treatise on dyeing in French in 1791; the British edition appeared in the same year as the French. Other editions appeared over the years. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With the bookplate of the Zaehnsdorf Company. Covers rubbed with some wear at tips.