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Saltpetre.- Clarke (William) The Natural History of Nitre: or, a Philosphical Discourse of the Nature, Generation, Place, and Artificial Extraction of Nitre, with its Vertues and Uses, first edition, title slightly stained, last 2ff. soiled and stained, some other ff. stained in margins or at head, slightly browned, modern calf, label on spine, [Wing C4564], E. Okes for Nathaniel Brook, 1670 § [Lund (Carl Fredrich)] Afhandling, om Salpeter-Sjuderierne och Jord-Bruket, upper hinge broken, original silk-covered boards, rather worn and defective, Norrköping, Joh. B. Blume, 1770, 8vo (2).

⁂ Saltpetre used in gunpowder. WorldCat lists only 2 copies of the second (Stockholm & Ballerup, Denmark).

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Saltpetre.- Clarke (William) The Natural History of

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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