Marroquin (Morocco Leather
Marroquin (Morocco Leather

DIDEROT, Denis. Marroquin (Morocco Leather)

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Diderot on Morroco Leather.

DIDEROT, Denis. Marroquin (Morocco Leather) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 7 Paris (1769)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 2 pages of descriptive text & 5 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 5 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Maroquiner from volume VII of plates. Plates are numbered 1-5.
Also with the relevant entries listed under Marroquin in the Table Analytique et Raisonnée du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Métiers. Vol II (1780)
2 pages (146-147) from volume X of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La maniere de fabriquer le marroquin noir and La maniere de préparer le marroquin rouge
With some browning to a few leaves.