6105. Buonanni on lacquer 1723

Objektsbeskrivning
LACQUER. (BUONANNI, FILIPPO). Traité des vernis, où l'on donne la maniere d'en composer un, qui ressemble parfaitement à celui de la Chine, & plusieurs autres qui concernent la peinture, la dorure, la gravure à l'eau forte, &c, Paris (chez Laurent d'Houry) 1723.

12:o. (about 158x89 mm.). (12), 1-206, (2, last blank) pp. Title with woodcut printer's device, 4 engraved plates (all).
Contemporary brown full calf, worn, faded gilt spine in six compartments, defective spine label, damages at head and foot, dark edges. Minor foxing.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1607.
First French edition of "Trattato sopra la vernice detta communemente cinese", published 1720, one of the earliest works on Chinese lacquer.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).