L'Art De Composer Facilement, Et A Peu De Frais, Les Liqueurs De Table, Les Eaux De Senteurs, Et Autres Objects D'Economie Domestique; The Art of easily composing, and inexpensively, liqueurs, table waters scents, and other objects of domestic economy. New edition, adorned with boards/

Paris: Dentu, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1807. Hardcover. 445 pages. 20 x 13 cm. Text in French. With three plates, bound at rear. Edme-Jean Baptiste Bouillon-Lagrange (1764-1844) was a French chemist, pharmacist, and professor. He served as a military pharmacist during the Napoleonic campaigns, afterwards serving as a personal physician to Empress Josephine. This edition is an overhaul of Polycarpe Poncelet's - "Chimie de gout et de l'odorat (1755). Includes recipes for liquors, scents, syrups, sauces, etc. Concludes with a glossary of terms. Boards rubbed and bumped, with some loss to tail of spine. Marbles edges and endpapers. Minor damp-staining to lower corner of last handful of pages. Orig. leather, black leather label, gilt titles. Good. Item #774

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