The Art of Dying Wool, Silk and Cotton, 1789, London. Illustrated with copper-plate cuts, exhibiting the inside of a dye house; and the various implements used in the practice of dying. 508 pages, plus six engraved plates, with four pages of explanation, and 4 pages of advertisements at end. This is a rare translation of three separately published French works on the chemistry and technical procedures involved in dyeing.Marbled cover boards and leather spine worn as shown in photos, spine chipped at top and bottom, but binding is tight and secure. Owner paste-down and signature on endpaper and signature/date at top of title page. Overall in solid condition for this very rare 230+ year-old book.
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