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Title: De l'éducation des vers à soie, d'après la méthode du comte Dandolo; par Matthieu Bonafous, des Sociétés Royales d'Agriculture de Turin, Lyon, etc.
Description: Lyon, De l 'Imprimerie de J.M. Barret, 1821. 8vo. W. small woodc. vignet on printed title & with 1fold. printed table & 1 fold. lith. plate ['Lith: de Lefevre Ch: a Lyon.']. In contemp. blue grey paper covers, stab sewn through the bookblock. [n1, 1 - 5 in 8s, X1]. (II, 80 pp). (uncut & unopened). (The lith. plate lower blank margin a visible waterspot.). Singer, Hist. of technology vol. IV, p. 308, Count Vincenzio Dandolo: 'Count Vincenzio Dandolo (1758 - 1819), one of the most prominent members of the group of experimenters mentioned, , did much to improve the conditions under which the silkworms were reared. He was particularly zealous in the matter of ventilation and cleanliness, having noted the unhealthy conditions under which the worms were reared in the dwellings of the Italian peasantry. He widely disseminated the knowledge he had gained from his experiments, both in his writings and in lectures. His book was published in English translation [1825] ...'

Keywords: Science zoology silk Bombyx mori zijdeteelt lithography

Price: EUR 275.00 = appr. US$ 298.88 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 8598