Diderot & d'Alembert - Recueil de planches sur les sciences, les arts - 1772

Description
Diderot & d'Alembert - Recueil de planches sur les sciences, les arts - 1772
Technology, Weaving looms - Quantity: 1 - Large number of beautiful copper engravings - Book

Receuil de planches.
Sur les sciences et les arts liberaux et les arts mechaniques.
Briasson, 1772, Paris. Volume XI.

Plate volume of the famous encyclopaedia of Diderot et d'Alembert, with 239 engravings from the 18th century (see French text below).
A beautiful visual impression of the construction of looms and the technique of weaving in the 18th century.

Dimensions:
L × W × H: 44 × 29 × 5 cm.
239 engravings
194 single-page (22.5 × 36 cm):
45 folding (35 × 45 cm).
Weight: 3,570 g.


Details:
Pages are uncut.
Engravings are in good condition, except for some with a few scattered spots.
Binding is slightly damaged at the top corner and the bottom edge.

Diderot et d'Alembert, l'encyclopedie. Recueil de planches sur les sciences, les arts liberaux et les arts mechaniques, avec leur explication.
Vol.11, avec 239 gravures sur cuivre, en partie double pages. Contenu:Tisserand 10 planch./Passementier 32 planch./Marli 8 planch./Gazier 1 planch./Gazier 1 planch./ Rubanier 10 planch./Soierie en 5 sections, 135 planch. Paris, Briasson 1772. Dveau, form.44x29cm. Reliure usag. Tous les gravures en tres bon etat.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Technology, Weaving looms
Author/ Illustrator
Diderot & d'Alembert
Book Title
Recueil de planches sur les sciences, les arts
Condition
Engravings in good condition. Band worn.
Publication year oldest item
1772
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Briasson et al
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
Large number of beautiful copper engravings
Dimensions
44×29 cm
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