Savonnerie (Soap Factory
Savonnerie (Soap Factory

DIDEROT, Denis. Savonnerie (Soap Factory)

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DIDEROT, Denis. Savonnerie (Soap Factory) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 9 Paris (1771)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 12 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 Savonnerie from volume IX of plates. Plates are numbered 1-5 and plates 2, 3, 4, & 5 are double plates.
Also with the relevant entries listed under Savon in the Table Analytique et Raisonnée du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Métiers. Vol II (1780)
2 pages (274 & 276) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Composition des savons
1 page (251) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information on Van-Helmont
1 page (613) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including information on Le savon de cire
1 page (335) from volume VIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Le savon de Star-key
5 pages (719-723) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Le savon en général
1 page (245) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Le savon de terre de Smyrne
1 page (125) from volume IV of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes L'art de faire le savon par Duhamel du Monceau

With some browning to a few leaves.

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