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Item #44411 A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols. Denis Diderot.
A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols.
A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols.
A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols.
A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols.
A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols.

A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry: Manufacturing and the Technical Arts in Plates Selected from "L'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers" of Denis Diderot. 2 Vols.

New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1959. Second printing. Hardcover. Folio. xxx, 485 plates. Original illustrated dustjackets, white lettering on spine, over blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine; housed in a black cardboard slipcase., protected by modern mylar, with printed illustrated label. Illustrated throughout with 485 full-page plates. "Artists, illustrators and collectors, together with historians of art, invention, and economic life, will welcome the first reissue in a century and a half of these charming copperplates. They were engraved to illustrate the first work of its kind, the Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers. As that work was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment, so the plates which accompanied it were among the finest achievements of the graphic arts in the 18th century." (Publisher) Slipcase with light wear along edges slightly cracked at front joint of spine, firmly holding. Djs and bindings with minor wear along edges. Overall very good condition. vg. Item #44411

Price: $175.00

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