Sucrerie (Sugar and Sugar Refining
Sucrerie (Sugar and Sugar Refining

DIDEROT, Denis. Sucrerie (Sugar and Sugar Refining)

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Diderot on Sugar and Sugar Refining.

DIDEROT, Denis. Sucrerie (Sugar and Sugar Refining) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 1 Paris (1762)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 34 pages of descriptive text & 7 loose plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 7 plates and descriptive text for the entries of Oeconomie Rustique, Sucrerie and Affinerie des Sucres from volume I of plates. Plates are numbered 1-7.
Also with the relevant entries listed under Sucre in the Table Analytique et Raisonnée du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Métiers. Vol II (1780)
2 pages (139 & 748) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Sucres nommés bâtardes and Cassonade
3 pages (255, 299 & 505) from volume III of the Encyclopédie (1753) including information on Les chaudieres, Chervi and La maniere de la clarifier
1 page (537) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including Pétrifier le sucre en clairée
1 page (379) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including les écumes
2 pages (97 & 609) from volume VI of the Encyclopédie (1756) including Etuve qu'on y établit
1 page (181) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including information on Les formes
1 page (434) from volume VIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Le sucre du vin de palmier ou cocotier
2 pages (311 & 375) from volume X of the Encyclopédie (1765) including La matiere graisseuse & huileuse qu'on tire du sucre après le rassinage and le sucre vermifuge
1 page (81) from volume XI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Travaux des negres dans les sucreries
2 pages (755 & 825) from volume XIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Les différentes opérations du raffinage des sucres and Les rats des les plantations
15 pages (580, 608-619, 776 & 802) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Le sucre en général, Les bâtiments, Les chaudieres and Table du moulin
2 pages (137 & 204) from volume XVI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Les Antilles and L'étude d'un raffineur
1 page (66) from volume XVII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Les syrops des bâtardes

With some browning to a few leaves.

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