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The Laboratory [electronic resource]: Or, School of Arts: In Which Are Faithfully Exhibited, and Fully Explain'd, I. A Variety of Curious and Valuable Experiments in Refining, Calcining, Melting, Assaying, Casting, Allaying, and Toughening of Gold; With Several Other Curiosities Relating to Gold and Silver. II. Choice Secrets for Jewellers in the Management of Gold; In Enamelling, and the Preparation of Enamel Colours, With the Art of Copying Precious Stones; Of Preparing Colours for Doublets; Of Colouring Foyles for Jewels, Together With Other Rare Secrets. III. Several Uncommon Experiments for Casting in Silver, Copper, Brass, Tin, Steel, and Other Metals: Likewise in Wax, Plaister of Paris, Wood, Horn, &C. With the Management of the Respective Moulds. IV. The Art of Making Glass: Exhibiting Withal the Art of Painting and Making Impressions Upon Glass, and of Laying Thereon Gold or Silver; Together With the Method of Preparing the Colours for Potters Work, or Delf-Ware. V. A Collection of Very Valuable Secrets, for the Use of Cutlers, Pewterers, Brasiers, Joiners, Turners, Japanners, Book-Binders, Distillers, Lapidaries, Limners, &C. Together With the Art of Marbling Books or Paper. VI. A Dissertation on the Nature and Growth of Salt-Petre: Also, Several Other Choice and Uncommon Chymical Experiments. VII. The Art of Preparing Rockets, Crackers, Fire-Globes, Stars, Sparks, &C. For Recreative Fire-Works. VIII. The Art and Management of Dying Silks, Worsteds, Cottons, &C. In Various Colours. Compiled From German, and Other Foreign Authors. Illustrated With Copper Plates. By G. Smith. The Third Edition, With Additions of a Great Number of Valuable Receipts; Particularly, a Short, Plain, and Easy Introduction to the Art of Drawing in Perspective

Smith, Godfrey
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, facing St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge ; and T. Astley, 1750.
Language
English
Description
[8], 352, [8] p., plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With an index.
  • A second volume was published in 1756.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T72113.
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