A Diderot pictorial encyclopedia of trades and industry; manufacturing and the technical arts in plates, selected from L'Encyclopâedie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des mâetiers, of Denis Diderot. Edited with introd. and notes by Charles Coulston Gillispie.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-148195

Description

2 v. (chiefly illus.) 32 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Industrial arts Pictorial works.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French.
Picture dictionaries.

Originator

Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784.
Gillispie, Charles Coulston, ed.

Publication

New York, Dover Publications

Description

2 v. (chiefly illus.) 32 cm.

Notes

Most of the plates were reproduced from the 11 volume Recueil de planches.
Added t.p., facsim. of the original t.p.: Recueil de planches, sur les sciences ... Paris, Briasson, 1763.
Bibliography: p. xxvii-xxx.

Call Number

Stacks T9.E473 v.1
Stacks T9.E473 v.2

Variant Title

Pictorial encyclopedia of trades and industry