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CHAMBON, Joseph
Traité des métaux, et des minéraux, et des remèdes qu'on en peut tirer; avec des dissertations sur le Sel & le Souffre des Philosophes
Claude Jombert, Paris, 1714. Plein veau de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre. Un volume in-12 (164x91 mm), (42)-547-(5) pages. Il manque, comme à l'exemplaire Neville, le faux titre Coiffes et coins usés. Salissures aux feuilets de tables in fine et aux pages 333 à 337 Rare édition originale Caillet [I, 2166], Dorbon [5558], Neville [p. 258 : "very interresting work . This work deals with the common minerals and their extraction and separation from other minerals in order to prepare medicines. It is also of considerable chemical and metallurgical interrest, describing the prepration of sulfuric acid with its use in dissolving metals to form salts (i.e. sulfates and bisulfates). In addition to inorganic compounds, organic compounds are describes (e.g. oil of tobacco, extract of coffee, chocolate end tea, oils, perfumes and their preparation, and essential oils. A rare book"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece. 12mo (164x91 mm), (42)-547-(5) pages. Without (as Neville copy) the half title Caps and corners worn. A little light soiling. First edition Caillet [I, 2166], Dorbon [5558], Neville [p. 258 : "very interresting work . This work deals with the common minerals and their extraction and separation from other minerals in order to prepare medicine … [Click Below for Full Description]
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