LA GARAYE, Claude Tousaint Marot, Comte de. Chymie hydraulique, pour extraire les sels essentiels des végétaux, animaux & minéraux, par le moyen de l'eau pure.
Paris, Didot le jeune, 1775.
12mo (165x95 mm), xxi-(3)-512-(8) pages. binding : Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, red edges. Corners chipped.
Second edition. Interresting for the Parmentier addtions and much rarer than the first.
references: Neville [II, p. 3: The revised, updated, and greatly enlarged posthumous second edition of this interesting work, carefully edited by the celebrated pharmaceutical chemist Antoine Augustin Parmentier (1737-1813), who has suppied extensive footnotes throughout and has given scientific explanations of processes and products where necessary. Parmentier refers to numerous works by chemists who were not mentionned in the first edition or who wrote after its appearance."].
Price : 750 €