Fabrique de la Cire D'Espagne ou a Cacheter (Sealing Wax). Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 3. Denis Diderot.

Fabrique de la Cire D'Espagne ou a Cacheter (Sealing Wax). Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 3.

1763. Paris (1763).

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 1 page of descriptive text & 2 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.

§ The 2 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Fabrique de la Cire D'Espagne ou a Cacheter from volume III of plates. Plates are numbered 1-2.

1 page (436) from volume II of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes Les diverses opérations de la fabrique de cette cire

With some browning to a few leaves.

With two scenes of the craftsmen's workshop, these plates show the manufacture of sealing wax, an essential commodity. Text sheets help explain the tools and equipment depicted. Item #122574

Price: $140.00

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