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A sort of inlaying with stones, analogous to the fineering of cabinets in wood (Letter XXVIII).
The Italians call it pietre commesse, a sort of inlaying with stones, analogous to the fineering of cabinets in wood.
There are likewise in this country several species of wood, which might sell in France for joiners work and fineering, as the cedar, the black walnut, and the cotton-tree.
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