Diderot and D'Alembert

La Charpenterie

Published: from Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire Des Sciences, Des Arts et Des Metiers c.1770


Fifty finely engraved plates (seventeen doubles)and 11pp of supporting text. Modern paper covered boards with label to top board. 17" x 11 1/4". Occasional light spotting.

The woodworking section from Diderot's monumental work illustrating everything from the tools, cuts and joints to the most sophisticated floating bridges, mills and pumping stations.


Offered by Michael Morris