Histoire Naturelle, Regne Minéral (Fossils and Minerals) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 6. Denis Diderot.
Histoire Naturelle, Regne Minéral (Fossils and Minerals) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 6.
Histoire Naturelle, Regne Minéral (Fossils and Minerals) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 6.
Histoire Naturelle, Regne Minéral (Fossils and Minerals) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 6.

Histoire Naturelle, Regne Minéral (Fossils and Minerals) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 6.

1768. Paris (1768).

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 30 pages of descriptive text & 47 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.

§ The 47 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Histoire Naturelle, Regne Minéral from volume VI of plates. Plates come in seven sets. The sets are on Fossils (14 numbered plates), Crystalization (9 numbered plates), Metalic Crystalizations (3 numbered plates), Mountains (3 numbered plates), Glaciers (3 numbered plates, with one double plate), Volcanoes (8 numbered plates, with four double plates and one triple plate), and finally on Mines (7 numbered plates with two doubles).

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

1 page (779) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Astroïtes fossiles
1 page (194) from volume III of the Encyclopédie (1753) including Charbon fossile
1 page (184) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including Coquilles fossiles
4 pages (209-211 & 623) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including information on Les fossiles, Minéralogie en général and Diverses observations sur les fossiles
1 page (776) from volume VIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Fossiles nommés infalita
4 pages (63, 64, 486 & 489) from volume IX of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Ivoire fossile, Licornes fossiles trouvées en Sibérie and Liége fossiles
3 pages (686, 687 & 752) from volume XI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Ossemens fossiles and Pain fossile
2 pages (915 & 927) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Les sels fossiles
1 page (469) from volume XVI of the Encyclopédie (1765) describing Les fossiles trouvés à Langensaltza en Thuringe

8 pages (91-97 & 777) from volume III of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes Fossiles, Oryctologie en général and Bois fossile décourvert près de Lons-le-Saunier
4 pages (212, 223, 224 & 371) from volume IV of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes Oursins de mer fossiles, Exposition d'une nouvelle hypothese sur l'origine de divers fossiles, comme encrinites, astéries, trochistes, &c. and Pierres fibreuses. Item #122514

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