Diderot Encyclopedia The Complete Illustrations 1762-1777.

New York: Abrams, 1978. Hard Cover. 17 x 10 cm. 16 mo. Five Volume set in cloth slipcase. 3115 plates plus index. Blue leather over boards. 4 raised bands. A fine set. Slipcase shows some light wear at top. These plates are reproduced from the Encyclopédie first edition from 1751 - 1772. 11 volumes of plates were released to accompany the Encyclopédie; however later editions did not include these to allow for a wider audience. At least 1800 of these plates are attributed to engraver Robert Bénard. fine. Item #40729

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