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The Handmaid to the Arts (VOL. The Second) Robert Dossie

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London: Printed for J. Noursey, 1764. The Second Edition, with considerable additions and improvements; The 2nd (of 2) Volume, featuring: inks, cements, printmaking, glass, porcelain, glazing, papier mache, etc. Dossie was an 18th century apothecary and chemist in Sheffield. After moving to London in 1757 he established a reputation with his technical publications, this being applied to the arts. Bound in publisher's original full calf with gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Front board detached with front blank almost loose; rear board starting; bookplate on front blank (by well known glass collector) minor foxing, staining to text. Overall a very nice and easily restorable copy of this scarce and important title. London: Printed for J. Noursey, 1764. "The Second Edition, with considerable additions and improvements" The 2nd (of 2) Volume, featuring: inks, cements, printmaking, glass, porcelain, glazing, papier mache, etc. Dossie was an 18th century apothecary and chemist in Sheffield. After moving to London in 1757 he established a reputation by his technical publications. Bookseller Inventory # 0430K778012

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Title: The Handmaid to the Arts (VOL. The Second) ...

Binding: Leather Bound Jan 01, 1764

Book Condition:Used: Acceptable

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