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Valuable secrets concerning arts and trades : or, Approved directions from the best artists : for the various methods of engraving on brass, copper, or steel, of the composition of metals and varnishes, of mastichs and cements, sealing-wax, &c. : Of colours and painting, for carriage painters : Of painting on paper : Of compositions from limners : Of transparent colours : How to dye skins or gloves : To colour or varnish copper-plate prints : Of painting on glass : Of colours of all sorts, for oil, water, and crayons : Of the art of gilding : The art of dying woods, bones, &c. : The art of moulding : The art of making wines : Of the various compostions of vinegars : Of liquors and essential oils : Of the confectionary art : Of taking out all sorts of spots and stains

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Valuable secrets concerning arts and trades : or, Approved directions from the best artists : for the various methods of engraving on brass, copper, or steel, of the composition of metals and varnishes, of mastichs and cements, sealing-wax, &c. : Of colours and painting, for carriage painters : Of painting on paper : Of compositions from limners : Of transparent colours : How to dye skins or gloves : To colour or varnish copper-plate prints : Of painting on glass : Of colours of all sorts, for oil, water, and crayons : Of the art of gilding : The art of dying woods, bones, &c. : The art of moulding : The art of making wines : Of the various compostions of vinegars : Of liquors and essential oils : Of the confectionary art : Of taking out all sorts of spots and stains
Norwich, Connecticut: Thomas Hubbard, 1795
[2], xxii, 240 p. ; 17 cm.

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[Title page] Valuable secrets concerning arts and trades: or approved directions from the best artists, for the various methods of engraving on brass, copper, or steel, of the compostition of metals and varnishes, of mastichs and cements, sealing-wax, &c.: of colours and painting, for carriage painters: of painting on paper: of compositions from limners: of transparent colours: how to dye skins or gloves: to colour or varnish copper-plate prints: of painting on glass: of colours of all sorts, for oil, water, and crayons: of the art of gilding: the art of dying woods, bones, &c.: the art of moulding: the art of making wines: of the various compositions of vinegars: of liquors and essential oils: of the confectionary art: of taking out all sorts of spots and stains.

Contents, pp. [i]-xxii

Chap. I: secrets relative to the art of engraving, pp. [1]-9

Chap. II: secrets relative to metals, pp. 10-39

Chap. III: secrets for the composition of varnishes, &c., pp. 39-58

Chap. IV: secrets relative to masticks, cements, sealing-wax, &c. &c., pp. 58-64

Chap. V: secrets concerning colours & painting, pp. 64-114

Chap. VI: secrets relative to the art of gilding, pp. 115-132

Chap. VII: secrets relative to the art of dying woods, bones, &c., pp. 132-147

Chap. VIII: secrets relative to the art of casting in moulds, pp. 148-157

Chap. IX: secrets relative to wine, pp. 158-166

Chap. X: concerning the composition of vinegars, pp. 166-170

Chap. XI: secrets relative to liquors and essentail oils, pp. 170-199

Chap. XII: secrets relative to the confectionary business, pp. 200-232

Chap. XIII: secrets relative to the art of taking out spots and stains, pp. 233-240 ff.

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