Chemical Essays, Principally Relating To ... The British Dominions

PARKES, Samuel (1761-1825) / HODGETTS, J. W.

Chemical Essays, Principally Relating To The Arts And Manufactures Of The British Dominions. Revised, corrected, enlarged, and illustrated with numerous Copper plates and wood cuts of Machinery and Chemical Apparatus, by J. W. Hodgetts

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London Published By Baldwin, Craddock & Joy, London, 1830. 4º, Frontispicio con el retrato de Lord Bacon, XXI, (Prefacio y descripción de los grabados)  + 1 h. + 648 p. + 14 láminas al cobre, incluido frontis. Parkes gives a detailed account of the chemically based industries of the early nineteenth century, with chapters on the manufacture of glass, dyes and pigments, bleaching, soapmaking, acids, alkalies, salts, metals, nonmetals, ceramics, pottery, glazes, mortars, cements, leather tanning, distillation, and brewing. Most plates are from the original drawings of equipment for new processes. Media piel y cartoné con papel decorativo, bisagras agrietadas. Por lo demás, muy buen estado