Encyclopedia Diderot: Seven Original Plates: Diderot, Denis. D' Alembert,Jean le Rond Encyclopedia Diderot: Seven Original Plates: Diderot, Denis. D' Alembert,Jean le Rond Encyclopedia Diderot: Seven Original Plates: Diderot, Denis. D' Alembert,Jean le Rond Encyclopedia Diderot: Seven Original Plates: Diderot, Denis. D' Alembert,Jean le Rond

Encyclopedia Diderot: Seven Original Plates

Diderot, Denis. D' Alembert,Jean le Rond

Published by N. P., 1761
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Seven Encyclopedia Diderot Plates (Engravings). Size: Outer edge: 26 x 39.5 cm.; Inner edge: 20 x 31 cm. N.D. Date stated is an approximation. French text. Printed on cream coloured rag paper. A signature or sheaf of seven related prints with original twine binding intact. Removed from a fascicule of the Encyclopedie Diderot (1751-1772). Margins age-toned. Thirteen cm. strip of crown edge severely chipped, to a depth of 2.5 cm. Scattered fx-ing along all margins and versos. Several insect perforations to fore-edges. Bernard Fecit listed on prints. Plate Titles: Verrerie Angloise, Pl. I; Verrerie Angloise, Pl. II; Verrerie Angloise, Pl. III; Vitrier, Outils, Pl. I; Vitrier, Outils, Pl. II;Vitrie, Filiere et developpemens, Pl. III; Vitrier, Details et Outils. Pl. IV. The first three prints depict the layout of a glass works and its exterior views. The other four prints portray the tools of the glass workers trade. These prints are truly remarkable in their sublime portrayal of elements of 18th century everyday life. Bookseller Inventory # 004371

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Title: Encyclopedia Diderot: Seven Original Plates

Publisher: N. P.

Publication Date: 1761

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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