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2000 Antwerpen
Belgium

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A scarce early 19th century slaughterhouse report (with illustrations picturing it's gory details)
Jean-Gabriel DE MOLÉON Recherches et considérations sur l'enlèvement et l'emploi des chevaux morts et sur la nécessite? d'établir a Paris un clos central d'écarrissage, tant pour les avantages de la salubrité publique que pour ceux de l'industrie manufacturiére de cette ville ... Paris, Bachelier, 1827. 4to. 124 p. + 5 folding plates (4 coloured views + 1 map of the premesis)
First and only edition. Scarce report edited by Jean-Gabriel de Moléon on the work of Parent-Duchatelet requested by Mr. Delavau, State Councilor and Prefect of Police.
Decorated with 5 folding plates, including 4 contemp. colored views of the Montfaucon slaughterhouse which was dedicated to the treatment of horse meat (with all its gory details). All lithographs after Moléon.
Good copy in 19th cent. half cloth. Browning due to poor paper quality. Illustrations fine



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