Art's treasury of Rarities: and curious inventions. [electronic resource] : In two parts. Part I. Containing the mystery of dying cloth, silk, stuffs, hair, feathers, bone, horn-work, leather, &c. and to prepare and use them. To prepare and colour skins of leather, or gild them with gold, silver, or lacquering, &c. To dye bristles, hair, marble paper; to recover saded colours in cloth or silk, and to take out spots or stains of tar, rosin, grease, oil, &c. and preserve them from moths and worms. To scour silver and gold lace and plate. To cement broken glass and China, and to make perfumes, &c. The art of drawing, limning, painting in oil and japanning, and tanning leather, etching, graving, writing, gilding, enamelling. To make sundry colours, prepare gums and allom water; to thicken linen, colour maps and pictures. Part II. Containing the generation of metals, natural and artificial, and to soder, gild, and to harden and soften them. To cleanse and perfume gloves, washing and starching lawns, sarcenets, tiffany, and lutestrings. To which is added, a variety of artificial fire-works, with divers other curiosities.
- Glasgow : Printed for Robert Smith, and sold at his shop in the Salt-mercat, at the Sign of the Gilt-Bible, 1761.
- Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions
,89,p. : ill. ; 12⁰.
- Technological innovations -- England -- Early works to 1800.
- Place of Publication:
- Great Britain Scotland Glasgow.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Preface signed: J. White.
Edition statement from the preface.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland.
- Cited in:
- English Short Title Catalog, T162680.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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