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Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. by  JACQUES  - D'ALEMBERT - FIRST EDITION DIDEROT D'ALEMBERT - 1751-80 - from Skarstedt Rare Books (SKU: biblio12)

Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres.

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Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres.: FIRST EDITION OF THE GREAT FRENCH ENCYCLOPAEDIA IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.

by DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES

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VERY RARE: FIRST EDITION OF THE GREAT FRENCH ENCYCLOPEDIE, NEARLY COMPLET (LACKING 4 PLANCHES) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION!
DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. I-XVII + Supplement I-IV + Planches I-XI + Supplement Planches + Table analytique et raisonnée des metieres. I-II. Paris - Neufchastel - Amsterdam 1751-80. VERY GOOD; NEARLY COMPLETE - ONLY 5 PAGES MISSING (The hermafrodite pages intact).
Folio. Engraved frontispiece, 1 folding engraved genealogical table in vol. I, 7 folding printed tables, 3126 engraved plates (partly folding, double plate = 2 plates, tripple plates =3), lacking, according to plate lists, 4 plates; some spotting and browning, some offsetting, some with dampstains to margins). Including Hermafrodite pages.
Contemporary marbled full calf bindings in very good renovated condition.
Text with some spotting and staining, some minor marginal tears, minor notes, vol. IV spotted. A few volumes with some dampstaining, mainly in the margins or corners, minor foxing, some minor tears (in Table II tears to title and endpaper), 1 repair to false title in vol. IV. 35 volumes, A few leaves in vol. XI partly loose, otherwise very good condition. RARE THIS COMPLETE AND IN THIS CONDITION! PICTURES ON DEMAND. TRANSPORT FEES INCLUDED.

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Bookseller
Skarstedt Rare Books FR (FR)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio12
Title
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres.
Author
DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES
Illustrator
Many
Format/binding
Excellent condition
Book condition
Used - Contemporary binding
Quantity available
1
Edition
FIRST EDITION DIDEROT D'ALEMBERT
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lebreton
Place of Publication
Paris - Neufchastel - Amsterdam 1751-80.
Date published
1751-80
Keywords
DIDEROT - ENCYCLOPEDIE - ENCYCLOPEDIA - ENLIGHTMENT
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SKARSTEDTRAREBOOKS.COM;
Size
29 X 40,5 CM
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