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Diderot & d'Alembert.
L'Encyclopedie Diderot & d'Alembert- Artisanan au 18eme Siecle.

Tours Bibliotheque de l'Image: 2001.

A selection of plates from Diderot's famous 'Encyclopedie', with the original French text explaining the processes and tools illustrated. This volume includes many shorter sections dealing with a variety of trades, including candle-making, enameling, bread-making, making pastries, playing cards, tennis raquets, baskets, artificial flowers, and many more.

Softcover. 9"x12", 109 pages, many b/w plates. New.

Inventory #: 95020
Price: $ 20.00      

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