Lot 1171: (MAROT DE LA GARAYE, C.T.) Chymie hydraulique pour extraire les sels essent
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
(MAROT DE LA GARAYE, C.T.) Chymie hydraulique pour extraire les sels essentiels des végétaux, animaux, et minéraux, avec l’eau pure. A Paris, J.-B. Coignard, 1745. xi, (5), 390 pp. W. 2 fold. engr. plates. Cont. cf. w. raised bands, dec. gilt back, red label & red edges. (Extremites slightly dam./worn, name entry on ti-p., lightly browned in places). First edition, reprinted 30 years later with additions of Parmentier and translated into German in 1749. A large section is dedicated to the extraction of metals from their ores and to their purification. The processes of extraction of La Garaye enjoyed widespread favor among the French chemists. - Ferguson II, 78-79; Caillet, 5975; Duveen, 391 (apparently missing both plates).
Estimated Price: € 200