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Two sections from Diderot's Encyclopedie; 15.25" x 9.78"; in plain blue wrapper. First section, 3 pp. text of contents on 2 full page plates showing letters, musical notation, three examples of maps; and engraving tools. Second section, 1 pp., text of contents on 5 full page plates, 3 Gravure en Medaille showing interior view of artisan at work in shop, tools, and examples; 2 Gravure en Cachet, once again with interior showing two engravers at work, tools, equipment, etc.
Title: Gravure En Lettres, En Geographie Et En Musique, Contenant Deux Planches. Gravureen Medailles Et En Cachets, Contenant Cinq Planches. [Engraving In Letters, And In Geography In Music, Containing Two Plates. Engraing in Medallions And In Cachets, Containing Five Plates]
Publisher: [Paris], [c. 1771]
Book Condition: Wrapper split at spine save for about two inches, chipped at edges; light age toning, soil to page margins. Very good or better thus.
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 1410
Keywords: Art Printing Technology Engraving