Colle-forte (Glue). Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Supplementary Plates Volume. Denis Diderot.

Colle-forte (Glue). Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Supplementary Plates Volume.

1763. Paris: (1763).

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 14 pages of descriptive text & 1 loose plate. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.

§ The 1 plate and descriptive text for the entry of Colle-Forte from the Supplementary Volume of Plates. This is a double plate, and is not numbered.

4 pages (266, 453, 626, & 627) from volume III of the Encyclopédie (1753) including Composition d'une colle, Pour la porcelaine, and Colle en général
1 page (725) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including information on Une estampe
2 pages (931 & 932) from volume XI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Colle de parchemin
1 page (829) from volume XIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including further information on Colle de parchemin
1 page (944) from volume XV of the Encylopédie (1765) describing Colle de taureau

2 pages (503 & 505) from volume II of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes Une description détaillée des procédés par lesquels on fait cette colle and Comment on la fait
3 pages (513, 514, & 860) from volume III of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes Colle de poisson and Colle pour le verre caffé

With some browning to a few leaves.

This double plate displays many of the tools and pieces of equipment used in the manufacture of glue, also demonstrating some of the items being used. The text which accompanies the plate includes Diderot's entries for Colle and Colle-Forte. Item #122556

Price: $70.00

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