1. Die Kunst Saffianleder zu bereiten. 2. Die Kunst Das…

Preparation of Leather

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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