Diderot & d’Alembert - Distillateur Liquoriste Limonadier -Eau Forte Distillation - Marais Salans et Sauniere -set of 2 - 1796

Description
Diderot & d’Alembert - Distillateur Liquoriste Limonadier -Eau Forte Distillation - Marais Salans et Sauniere -set of 2 - 1796
Cookery, food & drink - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

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

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Cookery, food & drink
Author/ Illustrator
Diderot & d’Alembert
Book Title
Distillateur Liquoriste Limonadier -Eau Forte Distillation - Marais Salans et Sauniere -set of 2
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1796
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Panckoucke
Binding/ Material
Disbound
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
12
Dimensions
30×22 cm
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