Potier de Terre (Earthenware Pots
Potier de Terre (Earthenware Pots
Potier de Terre (Earthenware Pots

DIDEROT, Denis. Potier de Terre (Earthenware Pots)

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DIDEROT, Denis. Potier de Terre (Earthenware Pots) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 9 pages of descriptive text & 18 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 18 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Potier de Terre from volume VIII of plates. Plates are numbered 1-18. Plate 17 is a double plate.
2 pages (776 & 784) from volume XII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Danger du vernis qu'ils emploient and Vernis de potiers
2 pages (182 & 184) from volume XIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Taches brunes & vertes and Communauté des potiers de terre à Paris
1 page (857) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Comment ils sont sécher leurs ouvrages
1 page (177) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Le siege du potier
1 page (584) from volume XVII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on La poterie de Wladenbourg en Allemagne
2 pages (517 & 518) from volume IV of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes Trois principales especes de poteries que l'on peut faire avec ces terres and Poterie de fayence, de terre d'Angleterre & de terre à feu
With some browning to a few leaves.

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