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RECUEIL DE PLANCHES, SUR LES SCIENCES,
(Diderot, Denis).

RECUEIL DE PLANCHES, SUR LES SCIENCES,

Les Arts Libéraux, et Les Arts Méchaniques, avec Leur Explication ... PLATES TO VERRERIE [And] MANUFACTURE DES GLACES [Only]. Paris Chez Briasson … 1772. 1st Ed. Folio. 58 plates (including the 4 plates of Vitrier often not found) + 47 plates thus 105 in total including 23 double page. With main t.p. and half title + explanatory text included. 9pp. + 4pp. + 9pp. Some light marginal browning, early marbled papers enclosed, neat inscription, bound in C20th cloth with gilt lettered title label to spine.
The plates and explanations taken from the eleven volumes of plates of the 35-volume edition of the Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, published between 1751 and 1777, comprising 17 volumes of text, 11 volumes of plates, 4 supplementary volumes, 2 volumes of index, and 1 supplementary volume of plates. The work comprised 71,818 articles, and 3,129 illustrations.
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