Diderot and D'Alembert

La Charpenterie

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

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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.

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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.

£525

Offered by Michael Morris