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Orschall´s Ars fusoria ... Schmelts-Kunst... 1735

Orschall´s Ars fusoria ... Schmelts-Kunst... 1735
Orschall´s Ars fusoria ... Schmelts-Kunst... 1735
Orschall´s Ars fusoria ... Schmelts-Kunst... 1735
Orschall´s Ars fusoria ... Schmelts-Kunst... 1735

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(ORSCHALL, JOHANN CHRISTIAN). Ars fusoria fundamentalis et experimentalis. Das ist: Gründliche und aus Erfahrenheit stammende Schmeltz-Kunst, oder Gründliche Unterricht vom Rohschmeltzen, Rösten und Seigern... Cassel (Verlegts Johann Bertram Cramer) 1735.

Small 8:o. (8), (1)-155 (wrongly printed 151), (1 blank) pp.
Contemporary brown full calf, somewhat worn, richly gilt spine in five compartments, red spine-label, redspeckled edges.

Ferguson: Bibliotheca Chemica. II (1954), p. 156. Originally published in 1689.
Johan Christian Orschall, a Hessian mining official, was in Dresden in 1682 learning the amalgamation process which he later practise in Bohemia. He was mining inspector in Frankenberg 1684-1687 and then dissappeared (got in trouble by polygamy and other irregularities). He is said to have died in a monastery in Poland.
From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).
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392456

Datum:

2016-09-18