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LEMERY, NICOLAS 1645-1715
- Curiosa arcane: being curious secrets, artificial and natural
Curiosa arcane: being curious secrets, artificial and natural. In three parts. Containing  secrets in hunting, fishing, . . . directions to beautifie the face . . . to make perfumes . . . receipts in cookery and to make sweetmeats.  the art of moulding, and casting medals . . .  excellent secrets for beautifying. etc.
London: printed for J.N. [c.1711]
18 cm. 354 p. frontis. pls. 5 sh.
GB: ENLS* LBL LeU(B)
US: CtY DCLC NYPL
1. This work has the secondary title: 'New curiosities in art, and nature'. It appears to be an English translation of the Recueil de Curiositez Raves et Nauvelles, Paris, 1674.
2. For a biography of Le Sieur Nicolas Lemery, Apothecary to the King of France, see Nouvelle Biographie Generale, op. cit., tome 30, pp. 598-603.
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