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

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
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.
Author:
Parker, Dr. M.
Place:
Washington, PA
Publisher:
J. Grayson
Date:
1824
Description:

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
Condition:
Binding rubbed, rear hinge cracked; foxing throughout; very good.
 
Item number:
290371
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