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Lot 1282: QUEMISET. L’art d’appreter et teindre toutes sortes de peaux. Contenant plu

Old and Rare Books , Prints, Art & Architecture

by Burgersdijk & Niermans

16 November 2016

2311 RW Leiden, Netherlands

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Description: QUEMISET. L’art d’appreter et teindre toutes sortes de peaux. Contenant plusieurs découvertes & reflections, tant sur les opérations qui précedent, que sur celles qui concernent & suivent la teinture des Marrroquins, Vaches tannées, Peaux chamoisées, passées en mégie, &c. Paris, C.A. Jombert Pere, 1775. (24), 526, (2) pp. Cont. mottled cf. w. raised bands, dec. gilt back & red edges. (Spine ends gone, corners dam., some marg. stains, browned/foxed in places). The present work is a collection of recipes to dye skins. Quemiset worked for the tapestry factory Gobelins from 1773 until his death in 1779. - Quèrard, p. 389; Sarah Lowengard, The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe, e-book, Columbia University Press - American Historical Association, 2006 in: http://www.gutenberg-e.org/lowengard/C_Chap16.html. - Extremely rare first and only edition, only 1 copy in NCC (Delft).
Estimated Price: € 450

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