60,  pp. 16 full-page engraved plates. 1 vols. Folio. From the Encyclopédie. Bound in contemprary mottled calf, wear at top and bottom of spine, some staining, but minor, with ties Item #211652
From Diderot-d’Alembert’s Encyclopédie, which was published in Paris, Neuchatel, and Amsterdam, from 1751-1780. The plates (Recueil de Planches) were published in 11 volumes from 1762-1777, and are among the glories of book illustration of the 18th century — as are these fine plates.
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