Author:Diderot, Denis


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A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry in 2 volumes (Dover Pictorial Archives)

By: Diderot, Denis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1993

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032492

Condition: Near Fine

Artists, illustrators, collectors, and historians of industry, art, and invention will all welcome this superb republication of copper plates engraved to illustrate Diderot's great eighteenth-century Encyclopedia. The first work of its kind, the Encyclopedia was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment. In this two-volume set, available for the first time in a paper bound edition, Dover has painstakingly reprinted 485 of the finest plates considered among the greatest achievements of eighteenth-century graphic art most in full size. Large paperbacks. Near fine condition set. Full refund if... View more info