Manufacture de Glaces Plate section from the Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire des Science
Paris: Chez Briasson, Dave & Le Breton: 1762. Recent black marbled boards, with cloth spine and paper label. No title. This is a collection of the abstracted plates dealing with 'manufacture de Glaces' from the 11 plate volumes of the Encyclopedie our dictionnaire raisonne des scienced, des arts et des metiers. 47 copper engravings - some double page. The Encyclopedie was published in 35 volumes between 1751 and 1777. The complete works comprised 17 volumes of text, 11 plate volumes, 4 supplementary volumes, 2 of index and an additional plate volume. Complete series (this edition had slightly fewer plates than the earlier edition). 47 plates.
Condition: Boards are clean and tidy with a touch of rubbing. Spine and label are as new. Plates are strong - clean and tidy with no flaws.