Item #27424 The Register of Arts, or A compendious view of some of the most useful modern discoveries and inventions. Thomas Green Fessenden.
The Register of Arts, or A compendious view of some of the most useful modern discoveries and inventions

The Register of Arts, or A compendious view of some of the most useful modern discoveries and inventions

Philadelphia: C. and A. Conrad and Co., 1808. Good. Item #27424

Philadelphia: C. and A. Conrad and Co., 1808. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); 20th-century brown library cloth, gilt-lettered spine; xi,[1],404pp. (collated complete); two leaves of steel-engraved plates bound in rear, one folding. Ex-Mercantile Library with their rubber-stamps throughout, additional private ownership rubber-stamp to front pastedown, textblock uniformly toned and a bit brittle due to inferior paper quality, else a Good, sound reading copy overall.

Fascinating compilation of "useful information in agriculture, and the arts," including facts relative to mildew, the making of butter and cheese, the Dutch method of curing herring, experimenting with oil as manure, and the cultivation of the poppy plant, among many other subjects.

SABIN 24215.

Price: $150.00