Passementier (Lace-Maker) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 11. Denis Diderot.

Passementier (Lace-Maker) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 11.

1772. Paris (1772).

Folio, 253 x 393 mm. 16 pages of descriptive text & 29 loose plates with their accompanying 3 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.

§ The 29 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Passementier from volume XI of plates. Plates are numbered 1-29 with three double plates (Plates 5, 6, & 12).

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

1 page (602) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information on L'arcade en passementerie.
2 pages (56 & 147) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Bandage du battant, Banque and Battant.
1 page (469) from volume VIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Jattes.
10 pages (125-134) from volume XII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La passementerie en général, Les principaux réglemens qui les concernent under Passementier.
2 pages (423-424) from volume XVI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La ganse ronde, et la maniere de faire les peignes & les lisses.

With some browning to a few leaves. Item #122588

Price: $1,190.00

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