Memorias e observaçoes sobre o modo de aperfeiçoar a manufactura do azeite de oliveira em Portugal. Lisbon: Academia Real das Sciencias, 1784.

BELLA, Joao Antonio dalla.

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Small 4to. One folding plate. xiii, [1 blank], 72, 71-137, [1] pp. Contemporary decorative wrappers bound-in quarter green calf over cloth boards, spine richly gilt, raised bands, untrimmed.The FIRST EDITION of this interesting study of olives and olive oil production in Portugal. The first section discusses the olive harvest and is divided into four chapters. The second part has five chapters covering storage and preservation. The largest section is part three: it has ten chapters covering various methods of olive oil production and how to improve the current practices then followed in Portugal. The fourth and final part covers olive oil conservation and the advantages of the new manufacturing methods. Joao Antonio dalla Bella (1730-1823) also published a work on lightening conductors entitled Noticias historices, Lisbon: 1773. The finely engraved folding plate depicts several apparatus for harvest and olive oil production. A very good copy retaining the lovely contemporary decorative wrappers. OCLC: New York Public Library, American Philosophical Society, University of Pennsylvania, University of California (San Diego), University of Chicago, Newberry Library, British Library, National Library of Scotland, National Library of Spain, and Goettingen. Not in Donno, Bibliografia sistematica dell?olivo e dell?olio di oliva. Bookseller Inventory #

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