LE PILEUR D'APLIGNY. Traité des couleurs matérielles et de la maniere de colorer, relativement aux différens Arts et Métiers. xii, 342,  pp. 12mo., bound in modern half morocco over tan boards. Paris: Saugrain et Lamy, 1779.
Treatise on the chemical and physical processes of colouring, including the preparation of various dyestuffs and pigments together with their application to many different substances such as cloth, wood, marble, stone, enamel, glass, and porcelain. There are also sections on the preparation of varnishes; the technique of gilding; oil, fresco, and encaustic painting.
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