Rubanier (Ribbon-Maker
Rubanier (Ribbon-Maker
Rubanier (Ribbon-Maker

DIDEROT, Denis. Rubanier (Ribbon-Maker)

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Diderot on Ribbon-Making.

DIDEROT, Denis. Rubanier (Ribbon-Maker) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 11 Paris (1772)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 13 pages of descriptive text & 10 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 10 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Rubanier from volume XI of plates. Plates are numbered 1-10 and they are all double plates.
1 page (537) from volume III of the Encyclopédie (1753) including information on L'opération de mettre le clinquant
2 pages (137 & 211) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including information on L'ouvrage de rubanerie contre-marché and Corde à encorder
1 page (17) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including
1 page (860) from volume VI of the Encyclopédie (1756) including Imitation de toutes sortes se fleurs
1 page (694) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including Détail sur le passage des rames de glacis
2 pages (711 & 712) from volume XI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Description de l'ourdissage
1 page (185) from volume XII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Dessins des tissutiers-rubaniers
1 page (423) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La comnauté des maîtres rubaniers de la ville de Paris
1 page (697) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Passer sur un pié
2 pages (425 & 538) from volume XVI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Opération de souder and Tramer fin

With some browning to a few leaves.

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