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France: 1741. 4th edition. Complete in 2 volumes + supplements connected in 2 volumes In-4 (395x262 mm), 424 + 522 + 400 + 460 pages. Hardcover books, half-leather, back with six nerves decorated with gilded boxes with pieces of title and tomaison, red slices. Oeconomic Dictionary containing various means to increase one's good and to preserve one's health with several remedies to make and test for a very large number of Diseases, and beautiful Secrets to reach a long and happy old age. Quantity of means to raise, feed, heal & benefit all kinds of domestic animals, such as ewes, sheep, oxen, horses, mules, chickens, bees & silk worms. Different nets for the fishing of all fish, and for the hunting of all birds and animals, & c. An infinity of secrets discovered in gardening, botany, agriculture, lands, vineyards, trees, as well as the knowledge of the plants of foreign countries, & their specific qualities, & c. The means of deriving all the advantage of the factories of soap, starch, spin cotton, to make inexpensively artificial jewels, very similar to the natural ones, to paint in minkets fans for the design, and to work bay or fabrics newly established in this Kingdom, for the use of this country, & for Spain, & c. The means which the merchants use to make large establishments, those by which the English and the Dutch have enriched themselves, by trading the horses of the goats and the ewes, & c. All that craftsmen, gardeners, vine growers, merchants, merchants, bankers, commissioners, magistrates, officers of justice, gentlemen, and others of a quality and a more elevat … [Click Below for Full Description]
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