Savonnerie (Soap Factory). Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 9. Denis Diderot.

Savonnerie (Soap Factory). Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 9

1771. Paris (1771).

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 12 pages of descriptive text & 5 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.

§ The 5 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Savonnerie from volume IX of plates. Plates are numbered 1-5 and plates 2, 3, 4, & 5 are double plates.

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

2 pages (274 & 276) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Composition des savons
1 page (251) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information on Van-Helmont
1 page (613) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including information on Le savon de cire
1 page (335) from volume VIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Le savon de Star-key
5 pages (719-723) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Le savon en général
1 page (245) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Le savon de terre de Smyrne

1 page (125) from volume IV of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes L'art de faire le savon par Duhamel du Monceau


With some browning to a few leaves. Item #122585

Price: $240.00

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