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Invention of beet sugar manufacturing

ACHARD, Franz Carl. Die Europäische Zuckerfabrikation aus Runkelrüben, in verbindung mit der bereitung des Branntweins, des Rums, des Essigs und eines Caffee-Surrogats aus ihren abfällen, beschrieben und mit Kupfern erläutert durch ihren Urheber ... Drey Theile ... Neue verbesserte wohlfeilere Auflage.
Leipzig, J.C. Hinrichs, 1812. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With 10 folding engraved plates depicting the production of sugar from sugar beets. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers. XXVIII, 426, [2] pp. Full description
€ 875
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Popular Dutch book of secrets, with over 1500 secrets

BATTUS, Carolus. Secreet-boeck van veele diversche en heerlijcke konsten in veelderley materien, met veel remedien tegen de innerlijcke en uytterlijcke gebreken der menschen. ... Verrijckt met verscheyden secreten van wijnen, verwen ende schrijf-konsten.
Amsterdam, Jan Jacobsz. Schipper, 1661. 12mo. Contemporary vellum. 573, [3] pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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Very rare edition of a popular work with over 1500 "secrets"

BATTUS, Carolus. Het secreet-boek vol heerlijke konsten. Als van de hooftstoffen in elks gebruik, vande gebreken, siekten en qualen der menschen, van tamme en wilde dieren ..., bloemen, kruiden en saden ..., van olien en salven te bereiden, van distileren en andere weetenschappen; met een aenhangsel verrijkt, uyt een groot getal Latijnsche, Italiaansche, Francoische, Hoog- en Neder-duitsche autheuren vergadert.
Leeuwarden, Hendrik Rintjes, 1694. 12mo. With a woodcut vignet on title-page. Contemporary vellum with boards partly folded over the edge, with manuscript short-title on spine. 573, [3] pp. Full description
€ 1,950
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German manuscript book of secrets, including an aria with a Moorish merchant selling medicinal tobacco

[MANUSCRIPT - BOOK OF SECRETS - GERMAN]. [Medicinal recipes and incantations].
[Germany?], [ca. 1700?]. Small 8vo (16 x 10 cm). Manuscript in German with occasional Latin phrases, written on laid paper in brown and black ink in at least two German gothic cursive hands (the Latin phrases in Latin hands), a "tetragrammaton" diagram (rectangular with a St Andrews cross rather than star-shaped) with the name of (the archangel) Uriel and a "sator rotas" square. Lacking quire A and bifolium B1.8 (10 ll.?). Brown vellum(?) wrapper, sewn without supports at 3 stations. [4], 17-28, 31-78, [8] pp. Full description
€ 1,500
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Six rare books of secrets (1540-1686), covering metallurgy, dying, medicine, carving,
paper cutting and the Amsterdam labyrinth

[BOOKS OF SECRETS]. Kunstbüchlin, gerechten gründtlichen gebrauchs aller kunstbaren Werckleut ...
Frankfurt am Main, Christian Egenolph, [ca. 1540]. With woodcut illustration on title-page.
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(2) Den sack der consten, uyt den Italiaens ende Franssoys in onse Nederlantsche tale overgheset, ...
Antwerpen, Godtgaf Verhulst, 1622. With woodcut illustration on title-page and a small woodcut illustration in text.
(3) CERVIO, Vincenzo. Il trinciante ..., ampliato, et ridotto a perfettione dal cavalier reale Fusoritto da Narni.
Venice, heirs of Giovanni Varisco, (1593). 2 parts. With 4 full-page woodcuts and 2 folding woodcut plates.
(4) PROCACCHI, Giaccomo. Voorlegh boeck ofte maniere om verscheyden soorten van spijse soo gesooden als gebraden, aende vorck voor te snyden ende om dienen.
Leiden, Jacob Roels, 1639. With 3 folding woodcut plates and 13 full-page woodcuts.
(5) Konstig en vermaakelijk tyd-verdryf, der Hollandsche jufferen of onderricht der papiere sny-konst. ... Het eerst deel [all published].
Amsterdam, Johannes ten Hoorn, 1686. With about two dozen woodcuts in text.
(6) Verklaringe van verscheyden kunst-rijcke wercken en hare beweginghe, door oorlogie-werck ghedreven, ... Alles te sien in't Oude Doolhof tot Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, Tymon Houthaak, 1650. With an engraved illustration of a labyrinth on title-page and 4 further illustrations.
6 works in 1 volume. Small 4to (19.5 x 16 cm). Half vellum (ca. 1730). Full description
€ 45,000
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First edition of the most influential gastronomic publication: "Tell me what you eat; I'll tell you what you are"

[BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme]. Physiologie du gout, ou méditations de gastronomie transcendante, ouvrage théorique, historique et à l'ordre du jour, dédié aux gastronomes Parisiens.
Paris, Auguste Sautelet et Cie. (back of title-page: printed by David), 1826 [1825]. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a woodcut device on both title-pages. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spines, marbled edges and endpapers. [2], XIV, [1], 6-390; 442 pp. Full description
€ 12,500
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The history and preparation of coffee

CADET DE VAUX, Antoine-Alexis and Charles-Louis CADET. Dissertation sur le café; son historique, ses propriétés, et le procédé pour en obtenir la boisson la plus agréable, la plus salutaire et la plus économique; ...
Paris, for the Bureau du Journal d'Economie Rurale, Mme. Huzard and Xhrouet, 1806. 12mo. Contemporary blue boards. [3], [1 blank], 120 pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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The most complete Renaissance treatise on culinary carving, with 3 woodcut plates

CERVIO, Vincenzo. Il trinciante . . ., ampliato, et ridotto a perfettione dal cavallier reale Fusoritto da Narni.
Venice, heirs of Francesco Tramezini, 1581. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on title-page and 3 woodcut plates (1 folding), showing carving knives, forks and a carving iron, and fowl ready for carving, with parts labelled. Modern dark brown, gold- and blind-tooled reversed calf. [4], 44 ll. Full description
€ 15,000
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First Dutch edition of the most popular domestic encyclopedia of the 18th century

CHOMEL, Noël. Huishoudelyk woordboek, vervattende vele middelen om zyn goed te vermeerderen en zyne gezondheid te behouden, met verscheiden wisse en beproefde middelen voor een groot getal van ziekten, en schoone geheimen om tot een hoogen en gelukkigen ouderdom te geraken, een menigte van manieren om lammeren, schapen, koejen, paarden, muil-ezels, hoenderen, duiven, honigbyen, zywurmen te kweken, voeden, genezen, en winst te doen met die dieren;...
In't Nederduits vertaald, in orde geschikt, en vermeerderd met nuttige artikelen, door de heeren Jan Lodewuk Schuer, A.H. Westerhof, en zeker liefhebber.
Leyden, S. Luchtmans; Amsterdam, H. Uytwerf, 1743. 2 volumes. 4to. With an engraved allegorical frontispiece by Jan Punt (1711-1779) and 80 engraved folding plates by F. de Bakker. Half calf. [8], 616; [2], 617-1496, [4] pp. Full description
€ 2,950
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