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    [Chemistry]. Jean-Antoine Chaptal. Chimie Appliquée aux Arts. Paris: Deterville for Crapelet, 1807. First edition.

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    Four octavo volumes. With twelve folding plates inserted throughout. Contemporary brown morocco backstrip over marbled boards, vellum tips, spines tooled in gilt, brown gilt morocco lettering labels. Bindings worn, some spines chipped or torn, several labels missing, hinges starting, some minor occasional foxing in text. Each volume with the armorial bookplate of Count Fréderic de Pourtales. A fair set of "One of the best treatises on technical chemistry of its time. the preface contains some economic and political considerations which are still true". [W. Nicholson in Partington].

    Partington III, 55.

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