Lac: Production, Manufacture, And Trade (1876)

$20.95

SKU: 9781437034790
Author: O'Conor, J E
Publication Date: 10/01/2008
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Description

Lac: Production, Manufacture, And Trade is a book written by J. E. O�������Conor in 1876. The book is a comprehensive guide that provides detailed information about the production, manufacture, and trade of lac, a resinous substance obtained from the secretions of the lac insect. The book begins by discussing the history of lac, its properties, and the various species of lac insects. It then goes on to describe the process of lac cultivation, including the preparation of the host trees, the collection of the resin, and the processing of the lac. The book also covers the different types of lac, such as seed lac, stick lac, and shellac, and their uses in various industries, including textiles, furniture, and food. It provides information on the trade of lac, including the different markets for lac, the prices, and the methods of transportation. Overall, Lac: Production, Manufacture, And Trade is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and industry of lac. It provides a thorough understanding of the cultivation, processing, and trade of this important substance.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.