Book format 16°, 34 chapters and 657 p. + index, in German. Parchment binding with blind embossing decoration, spine with four raised bands, two clasps, one damaged, blue edge. The book deals with craft and decorative techniques, such as making of varnishes and paints, paper decoration, gilding, etc. Woodcuts on p. 491, 492 and 493. Published by Johann Friedrich Rüdiger.