Horlogerie (Clock-making) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 4. Denis Diderot.

Horlogerie (Clock-making) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 4.

1765. Paris (1765).

Folio 253 x 393mm. 34 pages of descriptive text & 42 loose plates with their accompanying 13 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.



§ The 42 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Horlogerie from volume IV of plates.

There are 29 numbered plates in the first section. Plate 1 is on two sheet and plate 2 is on five sheets. Also plate 9 is spread over ten sheets, plate 10 is on seven sheets and plate 18 is on three sheets. All other plates are on their own single sheet.
The second section, titled Machine pour arrodir les dentures, contains 5 plates numbered 105. The third section, titled Machine pour les Expériences sur le frottement des pivots, contains 5 plates and these are numbered 1A-5A.
The fourth section, titled Machine pour egalir les roues de rencontre, contains 3 plates which are numbered 1B-3B.

Also with the relevant entries listed under Horloge and Horloger in the Table Analytique et Raisonnée du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Métiers. Vol 1 (1780),

1 page (591) from volume 1 of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information on Les differentes pieces des horlogers nommées arbres.
1 pages (558) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information on Les calibres.
1 pages (547) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including information on Les cuivrots.
2 pages (858 & 999) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including information on La construction & l'exécution and Les estampes.
1 pages (276) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including information on Les fraises.
8 pages (303-310) from volume VIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Les ouvrages.
1 page (538) from volume IX of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Les différentes sortes de limes.
2 pages (124 & 455) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Les tenailles and Les tours.

2 pages (525 & 685) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) which describes La décoration extérieure and Horloge à carillon under Horloge.
2 pages (522 & 844) from volume III of the Encyclopédie (1753) which includes information on Clepsydre and Conduit dans les groffes horloges under Horloge.
2 pages (856 & 868) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) which includes information on Equation de l'horoge under Horloge. Item #122465

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