Lot 19 of 435:
The Arcana of Arts and Sciences 1824  

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The Arcana of Arts and Sciences, or, Farmers' and Mechanics' Manual; Containing a Great Variety of Valuable Receipts and Useful Discoveries, in the Various Departments of Human Knowledge; Many of Which Were Never Before Published.
Parker, Dr. M.
Washington, PA
J. Grayson

348 pp. (8vo) original full calf, spine label lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Includes sections on dyeing, bleaching, preparing and mixing colors, staining woods, varnishing, metals, glass making, distilling, etc. A very well preserved copy, more typically seen in a well used condition. Ownership signatures from 1824 & 1875 on front endpaper.

Lot Amendments
Binding rubbed, rear hinge cracked; foxing throughout; very good.
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