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Publisher: DIDEROT, D.
Title: (Complete set of thirteen plates about Cotton weaving & Stocking making.) Faiseur de Metier, et Faiseur de Bas au Métier.
Published in: Paris, 1751
   
Size: 14.4 x 8.1 inches.
36.5 x 20.5 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured as issue
Condition: In good condition strong impression, a few of the plates have a slight water stain top left hand corner.
Single plate 365 x 205 mm. Double plate 320 x 405 mm.

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Complete set of thirteen plates about Cotton weaving & Stocking making, from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences”.
Original copper engravings excerpted from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences”.
The plates in this set are as much a guide to the use of the loom as they are to its construction. By Goussier & Desehrt. 2 pages of text & 11 plates including 8 double plates.
The etchings, with engraving and stipple, on cream laid paper show the various stages in Cotton weaving & Stocking making and the equipment-looms used.





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