19th c. restrikes of "Dessein Manequin", plate no. 6, 14" x 9" (sight), "Dessein Developmens du Manequin", plate no. 7, 8 3/4" x 14" (sight), and "Depein Ovaler", plate no. 8, 8 3/4" x 13" (sight) from Mannequin and Developmens du Mannequin, Encyclopédie of Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d’Alembert, originally printed in 1763
First published over the course of more than 20 years (1751-1777), the thirty-two volumes of Diderot’s Encyclopédie include twenty-one volumes containing more than 70,000 articles on subjects ranging from asparagus to zodiac and eleven volumes containing beautifully engraved plates illustrating many of the articles. The Encyclopédie was the major achievement of the French Enlightenment.
Condition reports (given as opinion and not as guaranteed statements of fact) are added online throughout the auction process. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call (609) 397-9374 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.