AN ENQUIRY INTO THE NATURE OF CERTAIN NINETEENTH CENTURY PAMPHLETS.
Carter, John and Graham Pollard
First edition. A classic piece of literary detective work in which the authors expose Thomas J. Wise as a forger by their work in type specimens, paper and study of the text of various 19th century pamphlets. A landmark book in the history of literary forgery. This copy has been signed by both authors on the half-title. Very rare to find a copy signed by both authors. Bookplate of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (stamped HBL Withdrawn). Jacket is worn with piece of front cover and top of spine missing.
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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.