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DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Traité de la Conservation des Grains, 1753

Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 

DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 

Traité de la Conservation des Grains et en particulier du Froment. 

Paris, Guerin, 1753.

12mo (164x97 mm), xxviii-294 pages and 12 folding plates.  binding : Contemporary full calf, spine with six compartments. Title piece is missing. Loosing binding. Blank papers unglued from the inner covers. 

Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 

First edition.
Book which follows the famine of 1752 in which Du Monceau tries to propose solutions for better conservation of wheat reserves during years of good harvests. They include better drying and cleaning of the grains, and aeration of large granaries by bellows.

Price : 200 €

Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 
Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 
Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 
Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 
Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 
Photo DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. 
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