MILLY, Nicolas Christiern De Thy. L’Art de la Porcelaine.
[Paris], s.n., 1771.
Folio (465x305 mm), xxxii-60-(2) pages, additional engraved decorative title with vignette of putti potters with a kiln and 8 engraved plates by N.Ransonette, (3 are oversized and folding). binding : Modern paper boards, antic style. Uncut copy a little soiled.
Rare first edition.
Milly published here the secret of the process observed at the manufacture of hard-paste porcelain at the Ludwigsburg factory in Dresden.
It was a part of Duhamel du Monceau’s Descriptions des Arts et Métiers.
Price : 1500 €