Lingere (Sewing

DIDEROT, Denis. Lingere (Sewing)

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Diderot on Sewing.

DIDEROT, Denis. Lingere (Sewing) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Supplementary Plates Volume Paris (1777)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 9 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 Lingere from the Supplementary Plates Volume. Plates are numbered 1-4.
1 page (555) from volume IX of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Réglemens de leur communauté
8 pages (553, 752 & 755-760) from volume III of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes La couture rabattue, Explication des différens points de couture and Le trousseau, La layette, autres pieces de lingerie, et linge d'eglise

With some browning to a few leaves.

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