Le Lycee Des Arts Utiles Et Agreables, ou Cours Complementaire De L'Education Publique Et Particuliere.
Amar Du Rivier, M.A.
Price: 325.00 USD
Paris: Chez A. G. Debray, Libraire, Pres le Louvre, Place Musee-Napoleon, No. 9, An XII-1804. 8vo. iv, 496 pp. A marvelous compendium at the beginning of the 19th century describing numerous trades and professions, including many in the applied arts. Among them are the art of baking, including the origin of bread, the making of beer and wine, the art of distilling, the extraction of oils, the art of dyeing, leather tanning. porcelain and pottery manudacture, glassmaking, papermaking, bookbinding, bookselling, perfumery, etc. etc. The bookplate and Swedish binder's ticket is worth it all. top of spine chipped otherwise fine.
- By This Author: Amar Du Rivier, M.A.
- By This Publisher: Chez A. G. Debray, Libraire, Pres le Louvre, Place Musee-Napoleon, No. 9