Lunettier (Spectacles-making
Lunettier (Spectacles-making
Lunettier (Spectacles-making
Lunettier (Spectacles-making
Lunettier (Spectacles-making
Lunettier (Spectacles-making

DIDEROT, Denis. Lunettier (Spectacles-making)

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Diderot on Spectacle Making.

DIDEROT, Denis. Lunettier (Spectacles-making) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Vol. 5 Plates. Paris 1767.

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 5 pages of descriptive text & 4 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins otherwise very good.
The four plates and descriptive text for the entry of Lunettier (spectacle maker).
The 4 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Lunettier from volume V of plates. The plates are numbered 1-4.
1 page (828) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1752) including La maniere de centrer les verres de lunettes
1 page (745) from volume IX of the Encyclopédie (1765) including the main article on Les lunettiers
3 pages (95-97) from volume XVII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La description des opérations pour la fabrication des verres de lunettes d'approche
With some browning to a few leaves.

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