Déjean, M. (Hornot, Antoine) Traité raisonné de la distillation, ou la distillation reduite en principes Par M. Déjean, Distillateur, Troisième Édition, revue corrigée & beaucoup augmentée oar l' Auteur.
Paris, Guillyn, Saugrain and Bailly, 1769.xvi,463, (i)p.contemp. full. calf. spine gilt. decor. bind a bit worn and bumped at the corners. a bit loose lacks first blank.
Originally published in 1753 as: Traité de la distillation des liqueurs. Interesting publication on distillation by D. who was distiller. This is the third revised edition. This edition isn't mentioned in OCLC, in Poggendorff, Cole or Partington. Duveen mentioned the 1777 edition. : "According to Caillet the author's name is a pseudonym for Antoine Hornot. Hornot was the author of some literary eassays; there seems no reason why he should have written this scientific book." This highly successful book, reprinted and expanded many times, contains literally hundreds of fascinating cosmetic and hygienic recipes of every imaginable variety: cococtions for treating pimples, lotions for beautifying the skin, eaux de toilette, oils for stimulating hair-growth, creams for ridding ...
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