Potier d'Etain (Pewterer
Potier d'Etain (Pewterer
Potier d'Etain (Pewterer

DIDEROT, Denis. Potier d'Etain (Pewterer)

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Diderot on Pewterers.

DIDEROT, Denis. Potier d'Etain (Pewterer) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 14 pages of descriptive text & 9 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 9 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Potier d'Etain from volume VIII of plates. Plates are numbered 1-9.
1 page (557) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Opérations : apprêter l'étain
1 page (499) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including Crochets
3 pages (351, 597 & 798) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including information on L'écouanne, Empreinte ou calibre and L'épiller
3 pages (7, 9, & 10) from volume VI of the Encyclopédie (1756) including Comment les potiers allient leur étain, and Raisons qui doivent les engager à ne point tromper dans la qualité de l'étain
1 page (865) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including Les grattoirs
1 page (749) from volume XI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Paillonner la vaisselle
1 page (228) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Revercher l'étain
1 page (392) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La maniere de souder, qualité de la soudure
1 page (478) from volume XVI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Tourner l'étain

With some browning to a few leaves.

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