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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 €

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