Art de Faire les Pipes (Pipemaking
Art de Faire les Pipes (Pipemaking

DIDEROT, Denis. Art de Faire les Pipes (Pipemaking)

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Diderot on Pipemaking.

DIDEROT, Denis. Art de Faire les Pipes (Pipemaking) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Supplementary Plates Volume Paris (1777)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 3 pages of descriptive text & 4 loose plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 4 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Art de Faire les Pipes from the Supplementary Plates Volume. Plates are numbered 1-4. Fragment missing from the top of plate 3.
3 pages (375-377) from volume IV of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes Les pipes en général

With some browning to a few leaves.

Displaying the various stages in the manufacture of clay smoking pipes, these plates are accompanied by Diderot's article on La Pipe from the Encyclopédie text volumes.

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