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¶ Fulhame — Essay on combustion (1794)

February 6, 2017

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Fulhame, Mrs. An essay on combustion, with a view to a new art of dying and painting. Wherein the phlogistic and antiphlogistic hypotheses are proven erroneous. London: printed for the author by J. Cooper, 1794.

On creating goldwork cloth.

Provenance: James Louth, Jr. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, unknown lot (sold to Henry Wellcome). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 515.

Digital version: Internet Library (Morris copy).

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¶ Rosetti — Plictho de lárte de tentori (1540)

December 8, 2016

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Rosetti, Gioanventura. Plictho de lárte de tentori che insegna tenger panni telle banbasi et sede si per lárthe magiore come per la Comune. Venice: Rampazetto, 1540.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Nicolas Yemeniz. — Yemeniz sale, Librairie Bachelin-Deflorenne, 29 April–7 May 1867, lot 1099 [HathiTrust]. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 886 (sold to Hardie [?] for £7 10s.). — National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum (87.C.118).


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¶ Chevreul — Leçons de chimie appliquée à la teinture (1829–30)

October 18, 2016

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Chevreul, M. E. Leçons de chimie appliquée à la teinture. 2 vols. Paris: Pichon et Didier, 1829–1830.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 755.

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¶ Hellot — L’Art de la teinture des laines (1750)

September 12, 2015

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Hellot, Jean. L’Art de la teinture des laines, et des étoffes de laine, en grand et petit teint, avec une instruction sur les débouillis. Paris: La veuve Pissot, J. T. Hérissant & Pissot, Jr., 1750.

Morris signature, 1877.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 432 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / A 28238/A).


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¶ Favier — Nouvelles recherches (1806)

May 11, 2015

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Favier, Barthélemy. Nouvelles recherches sur le perfectionnement de l’art de la teinture. Paris: Lerouge jeune, 1806.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 432 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 22303/B).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 605.


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¶ Bevan — British manufacturing industries (1876)

April 21, 2015

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Bevan, G. Phillips, ed. British manufacturing industries: hosiery and lace, carpets, dyeing and bleaching. London: Edward Stanford, 1876.

Vol. 6 of a 15-volume set published during 1876 and 1877. Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 127.

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¶ Packer — Dyer’s guide (1816)

April 8, 2015

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Packer, Thomas. The dyer’s guide, being an introduction to the art of dying linen, cotton, silk, and wool, silk and muslin dresses, furniture, &c. &c. London: printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1816.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 574.

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¶ d’Apligny — L’art de la teinture (1798)

January 21, 2015

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d’Apligny, Le Pileur. L’art de la teinture des fils et étoffes de coton.Paris: Servière, 1798.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 432 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 1s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / A 33136/A).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 73.


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¶ Macquer — Art de la teinture en soli (1763)

May 24, 2014

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Macquer, Pierre Joseph. Art de la teinture en soli. [Paris?], 1763.

Signature of Morris. Large paper. Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 788 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 17s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 34793/D).


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¶ Homassel — Cours théorique et pratique (1809)

May 24, 2014

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Homassel. Cours théorique et pratique sur l’art de la teinture en laine, soie, fil, coton, fabrique d’indienne en grand et petit teint; suivi de l’art du teinturier-dégraisseur, du blanchîment des toiles, fils, coton, chanvre, lin, gravures, etc., par l’acide muriatique oxigéné, avec une planche en taille-douce. 2nd ed. Paris: Courcier, 1809.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 30 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 29248/B).

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¶ Berthollet — Éléments de l’art de la teinture (1804)

May 24, 2014

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Berthollet, Claude-Louis. Éléments de l’art de la teinture. Avec une description du blanchiment par l’acide muriatique oxigéné. 2nd ed. 2 vols. Paris: F. Didot, 1804.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 30 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 13478/B).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 132.

Digital versions: HathiTrust. — Internet Archive (Morris copy).


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¶ Leuchs — Traité complet des propriétés (1829)

May 24, 2014

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Leuchs, Johann Carl. Traité complet des propriétés, de la préparation et de l’emploi des matières tinctoriales et des couleurs. Trans. Eugène Péclet. 2 vols. Paris: Mahler, 1829.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 30 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 33340/B).

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¶ Merrifield — Original treatises (1849)

April 16, 2014

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Merrifield, Mary P., trans. Original treatises, dating from the XIIth to XVIIIth centuries on the arts of painting, in oil, miniature, mosaic, and on glass; of gilding, dyeing, and the preparation of colours and artificial gems. 2 vols. London: John Murray, 1849.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 16s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 637 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 16r. — MS catalogue (2), no. 158.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.

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¶ Hellot — Art of dying wool (1789)

April 14, 2014

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Hellot, Jean, Pierrie Joseph Macquer, and Lepileur d’Apligny. The art of dying wool, silk, and cotton. London: printed for R. Baldwin, 1789.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 19 (sold to Hazlitt for £1). — Unlocated.

References: ESTC (T136829). — MS catalogue (2), no. 189.

Digital versions: ECCO. — Internet Archive.


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¶ Haigh — Dyer’s assistant (1787)

April 7, 2014

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Haigh, James, trans. The dyer’s assistant in the art of dying wool and woollen goods, extracted from the philosophical and chymical works of those most eminent authors, Ferguson, Dufay, Hellot, Geoffery, Colbert, and that reputable French dyer Mons. de Julienne. York: printed by Crask and Lund for R. Baldwin, London, and R. Spence, York, 1787.

Haigh was a “late silk and muslin dyer, Leeds.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 46 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B  27224/B).

References: ESTC (T124853). — MS catalogue (2), no. 607.

Digital versions: ECCO. — Internet Archive (Morris copy).


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¶ Vallencey — Art of tanning (1774)

April 7, 2014

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[Vallencey, Charles, ed.] The art of tanning and currying leather, with an account of all the different processes made use of in Europe and Asia for dying leather red and yellow. London: reprinted for J. Nourse, 1774.

Editor’s preface signed “C.V.” (Charles Vallancey).

Provenance: Morris. — Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 46 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 20967/B).

References: ESTC (T101500). — MS catalogue (2), no. 72.

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¶ Bancroft — Experimental researches (1813)

February 23, 2014

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Bancroft, Edward. Experimental researches concerning the philosophy of permanent colours, and the best means of producing them, by dyeing, calico printing, &c. 2 vols. 2nd ed. London: printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1813.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 201 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 12123/B).

Digital version: HathiTrust (vol. 2).


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¶ Grace-Calvert — Dyeing and calico printing (1876)

February 18, 2014

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Crace-Calvert, Frederick. Dyeing and calico printing: including an account of the most recent improvements in the manufacture and use of aniline colours. Ed. John Stenhouse and Charles Edward Groves. Manchester: Palmer & Howe; London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1876.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 201 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 19s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 831.

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¶ Crookes — Dyeing and tissue-printing (1882)

February 18, 2014

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Crookes, William. Technological Handbooks. Dyeing and tissue-printing. London: George Bell and Sons, 1882.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 46 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 8s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 125.

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