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Title:
Memoire dur l'Action d'un Feu Egal, Violent, et continué pendant plusiers jours sur un grand nombre de Terres, de Pierres & de Chaux Métalliques essayées pour la plupart telles qu'elles sortent la sein de la terre. Lu à l'Académie Royale des Sciences les 16 & 28 Mai 1766

Author:
D'Arcet, Jean

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
P.G. Cavelier

Date:
1766

Description:
122 pp. (8vo) 7¾x5, modern marbled boards. D'Arcet's experiments threw new light on the classification of minerals and laid the foundation for the manufacture of true porcelain in France. He was director of the Limoges works. Duveen 157; Ferguson I, 40. With the bookplates of Franz Sondheimer and John Sinkankas.

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Condition:
Minor wear to the boards, else very good.


 
Item number:
122438
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