Manual of the Art of Making and Refining Sugar from Beets, Including the Cultivation of the Plant, and the Various Improvements in the Manufacture. Translated from Portions of the Treatise of M. M. Blachette and Zoega, as Published, with Additions by M. J. de Fontenelle.
Boston: March, Capen & Lyon, 1836. First American edition. In publisher’s half cloth, with printed panels. , 151,  p. and  large folding plates. First American edition of this uncommon book about beet sugar manufacturing. A translation of L.-J. Blachette and Frédéric Salvator Zoéga’s Manuel du fabricant..... More