1. Die Kunst Saffianleder zu bereiten. 2. Die Kunst Das Leder auf Ungarische Art zu bereiten. 3. Die Kunst des Weissgerbers, welcher die Felle ohne Oel zurichtet.
[Leipzig : Kanter 1767]. 3 parts in 1 vol, 4to, 18 leaves, 1 fold. plate, + 22 leaves, 1 fold. plate, + 32 leaves, 2 fold. plates, divisional title-pages only, later mottled brown paper wrappers.
Extracted from “Schauplatz der Kunste und Handwerke”, Berlin, Leipzig, etc 1762 -1805, which was a German translation of the “Description des Arts et Metiers” published by the Academie des sciences, Paris 1761-89. The original French titles are :- Maroquinier (Morocco-leather tanner), Hongroyeur (Hungarian-leather tanner), and Megissier (Leather tawer).
This German translation was issued over more than forty years by a variety of publishers in, successively, Berlin, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Nurnberg, and again Berlin. It is very much rarer than the French original.
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