APPERT. The Art of preserving all animal... - Lot 264 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

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APPERT. The Art of preserving all animal... - Lot 264 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
APPERT. The Art of preserving all animal and vegetable substances for several years. [Preceded by : DUBUISSON. L'Art du limonadier, extracted from the best authors who have dealt with distillation, and mainly from Dubuisson. Paris, A. Galland, 1807]. Paris, Patris, 1810. 2 works in one vol. in-8, half tan basane, smooth spine, red title (Binding of the period).
I) DUBUISSON : Title, pp. (5) to 294. This collection deals with bavaroises, cachous, coffee, chocolate, preserves, creams, waters, fruits, oils, liqueurs, brandies, pastilles, ratafias, sorbets, wines...
II) APPERT : xxxii and 116 pp., one plate. Rare first edition of this famous treatise by Appert who invented the can. "Fifty years before Pasteur's work (the method of pasteurization), Appert perfected this process which consisted in releasing the oxygen from the substances by boiling them at the right point of their cooking, and then enclosing them in tin cans, heated in a water bath and then hermetically closed" (Oberlé). The folding plate represents machines and tools.
Some foxing. Binding rubbed.
Vicaire, 34 - Bitting, 13 - Oberlés, Fastes, 184.
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