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. L.-J. Blachette, Frédéric Salvator Zoéga, Julia de Fontenelle.
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.
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.
Sugar Manufacturing – A Scarce American Edition

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. [2], 151, [1] p. and [1] large folding plates. Binding rubbed, stained. Pages discolored except for the first and last quires. Otherwise in fine condition.

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 de sucre et du raffineur (Paris, 1826). The large folding engraved frontispiece contains 12 views of the technical apparatus used in beet sugar manufacture.

Scarce, on the market, Rarebookhub shows only two records (Charles Wood: 1969; 1982), WorldCat locates 3 copies worldwide.

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Price: €1,600.00