Paris: Klostermann, 1811.
First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #044531
Contemporary half calf, wear at corners, spine a little dry, old ownership stamps to endpaper and title. 336pp. Parmentier on the history of sweeteners (in two parts) concentrating on Parmentier's suggestion to refine sugar from grapes. France was desperate to find an indigenous supply of sugar to match Britain's sugar cane in the West Indies (inaccessible because of blockades). Beets were the eventual answer. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 044531.