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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 MANUFACTURE DES GLACES [Only]. Paris: Chez Briasson … 1765.
Slim Folio. 9pp. text. Drop title. 47 engraved plates including 8 double-page. Light mainly marginal browning, p.7 sl. soiled, fore-edge of first few leaves including plate 1 sl. waterstained, contemporary limp pale blue paper wrapps., lightly soiled and chipped with marginal loss. 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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