Author:DANDOLO, Vicenzo, M. Le Comte (1758-1819)


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De L'art d'Elever les Vers-A-Soie, Pour obtenir constamment d'une quantite donnee de feuilles de mûrier la plus grande quantite possible de Cocons de premiere qualite, et de l'influence de cet art sur l'augmentation annuelle des richesses des Particuliers et des Nations ; Traduit de I'Italien par [Francois Philibert] Fontaneilles.

By: DANDOLO, Vicenzo, M. Le Comte (1758-1819).

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Paris:, Tournachon - Molin et Seguin, 1819.: 1819

Seller ID: S8835

8vo. (205 x 127 mm) xvi, 401, [3] pp. 2 folding tables, 2 folding plates. Occasional light foxing. Early quarter brown crushed morocco over green marbled boards, gilt-stamped rules and title on spine; corners bumped, some edge wear. Very good. FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH, augmented with many notes by Fontaneilles, of Dandolo's Art of Rearing Silkworms, obtaining the greatest quantity of mulberry leaves, and the best number possible of premium quality cocoons. Dandolo, an Italian chemist and agriculturist, was made governor of Dalmatia by Napoleon and helped improve conditions in that country by d... View more info