Museum number:

APM 17.528

Subcollection:

documents and photos

Title:

book

Keyword:

treatise on pipe making

Description:

Original large size edition by Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau entitled "L'ART DE FAIRE LES PIPES A FUMER LE TABAC, PAR M. DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, DE L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES, M. DCC. LXXI.", 33 pages and 4 folding engravings with clay pipes and 7 with various tools and pipe kilns. In the back "EXTRAIT OF THE REGISTRES DE L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES DU 6 JUILLET 1771 ..", "THE L'IMPRIMERIE DE LF DELATOUR, 1771. Engravings par De la Gardette (4 pieces) and N. Ransonnette (3 pieces), de others anonymous.

Date:

Year 1771


Dimensions:

GeneralHeight16.14 in (41 cm)
Width11.02 in (28 cm)
Characteristics
Materialpaper
Techniqueprinted
Colourwhite
Finish inkt, zwart
Traces of use slijtage
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryFrance
Region nationalIle de France
TownParis
Maker #1Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau (writer)
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryFrance
Region nationalIle de France
TownParis
Maker #2L'imprimerie de L.F. Delatour (printer)
Acquisition
Year 2000
Provenance Heidelberg, veilinghuis Metz, lot 1
Bazel, collectie Haegeli, <1970-2000
Literature
Don Duco, Hoeveel produceerden de Goudse pijpenmakers in het jaar 1674?. Amsterdam, 2016. afb. 6. Dit exemplaar (de oven).

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