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Dossie, Robert)

Published by J. Nourse, London, 1764
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A.)

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2 volumes, contemporary half calf and boards, spines gilt, morocco lettering pieces. xxvii, (9), 522, (10); xiv, (14), 462, (10) pp. Robert Dossie (1717-1777) was an English chemist; author of several books and articles and founder in 1754 of the Society for Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce. The present work instructs in the preparation of all sorts of materials for the artists and craftsman, from paints; gilding and other metallic substances; printing inks; preparation of plates for engraving; glass; china; glazing; papier-mache, etc. Covers quite rubbed with some chipping to spine heads and corners, front joint of first volume cracked, though holding nicely on stout binding cords, upper corner of first volume front free endpaper clipped, small hole at center of second volume front free endpaper, text quite clean and volumes fairly sturdy and presentable. Bookseller Inventory # 20629

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Publisher: J. Nourse, London

Publication Date: 1764

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Second edition

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers┐ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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