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Diderot & d'Alembert.
L'Encyclopedie Diderot & d'Alembert- Art du Tourneur.

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 reprints the section devoted to turning on a lathe, with almost 90 plates illustrating the tools and techniques used.

Softcover. 9"x12", 19 pages plus 87 b/w plates. New.

Inventory #: 95021
Price: $ 20.00      

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