set of this 4to edition, 30 x 22 cm regarding and covering 2 different subjects , Alcohol and Salt.
" Distillation" and " Salt marshes " , illustrated with a total of 12 copper plates - 2 and 3 folding respectively , and printed on water marked paper, clean, fresh and crisp .Very interesting set in wide margins.
Illustrating the way to prepare and process alcoholic drinks ( with 4 single plates and 2 folding) , well illustrated with the process to carry in order to produce those Drinks.
Salt field ( 6 plates, 2 folding) , illustrating the Salt production from the folding image of the field , the tools to use and way to transport . Rare set.
the usual thumbing here and there, 1 plate with a small rust spot , otherwise pretty strong images.
Blank on verso.
I will include some old 18/19 century blank leaves for future re-binding.
total 12 and 2 sets
- Number of Books
- Cookery, food & drink
- Author/ Illustrator
- Diderot & d’Alembert
- Book Title
- Distillateur Liquoriste Limonadier -Eau Forte Distillation - Marais Salans et Sauniere -set of 2
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 30×22 cm