Die Kunst des Weisgerbers(sic), welcher die Gemsen- und andere Felle…

Die Kunst des Weisgerbers(sic), welcher die Gemsen- und andere Felle mit Oehl(sic) bearbeitet by LALANDE, Joseph Jerome Le Francais de (1732-1807) < >
The art of chamois-leather dressing

Die Kunst des Weisgerbers(sic), welcher die Gemsen- und andere Felle mit Oehl(sic) bearbeitet

[Berlin : Rudiger, 1765]. 4to, 26 leaves, 4 fold. plates, divisional title-page 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 title was Chamoiseur (Chamois-leather dresser)
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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