A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils, and on the Manufacture of Artificial Butter, Lubricants, Etc.

Brannt, William T.

Published by Henry Carey Baird & Co., Industrial Publishers, Philadelphia, 1888
Condition: G+ Hardcover
From K. L. Givens Books (Bella Vista, AR, U.S.A.)

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The book is a dark brown hardback with gilt title on the spine and embossed decorations on front and back. The book has wear through at both lower corners and has a cracked front hinge that is holding, previous owner's name in pencil on the ffep. The gilt title is bright and well preserved. This is the 1888 edition of the 1887 copyright. Illustrated by two hundred and forty-four engravings. Edited chiefly from the German of Drs. Karl Schaedler, G. W. Askinson and Richard Brunner with additions and patents by the author. The book comprises both "FIXED AND VOLATILE OILS, THEIR PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND USES, THE MANNER OF EXTRACTING AND REFINING THEM, AND PRACTICAL RULES FOR TESTING THEM; as well as the MANUFACTURE OF ARTIFICIAL BUTTER, LUBRICANTS, INCLUDING MINERAL LUBRICATING OILS, ETC., AND ON OZOKERITE." 739 pages including Index plus 32 page Catalogue of Practical and Scientific Books Published by Henry Carey Baird & CO. NOTE: THIS HEAVY BOOK MAY REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE, PLEASE CONTACT SELLER BEFORE ORDERING FOR DETAILS. Bookseller Inventory # 007261

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Title: A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable...

Publisher: Henry Carey Baird & Co., Industrial Publishers, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:G+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: Reprint

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