Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps (Tailor of Suits and Bodices
Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps (Tailor of Suits and Bodices
Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps (Tailor of Suits and Bodices
Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps (Tailor of Suits and Bodices

DIDEROT, Denis. Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps (Tailor of Suits and Bodices)

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Diderot on Tailoring.

DIDEROT, Denis. Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps (Tailor of Suits and Bodices) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 9 (1771) and the Supplementary Plates Volume (1777) Paris.

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 8 pages of descriptive text & 25 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 24 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Tailleur D'Habits et Tailleur de Corps from volume IX of plates, with 1 additional plate from the Supplementary Plates Volume. Plates are numbered 1-24, but the Supplementary Plate is not numbered. There are 19 plates under the title of Tailleur d'Habits, and 5 plates under the title of Tailleur de Corps.
1 page (269) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including Tailleur Corps
1 page (426) from volume X of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on La maniere de prendre mesure pour faire un habit
1 page (185) from volume XVII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including L'usage des patrons dans l'art du tailleur
1 page (615) from volume II of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes La construction des corps
4 pages (925-928) from volume IV of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes Les ouvrages

With some browning to a few leaves.

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