Author:(Diderot, Denis) (introductions by Jacques Payen and Roger Lewinter)

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Diderot Encyclopedia: The Complete Illustrations 1762-1777 [5-volume set, in slipcase]

By: (Diderot, Denis) (introductions by Jacques Payen and Roger Lewinter)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 24186

Condition: Fine


(quarter-bound navy faux leather over light blue cloth, gilt spine lettering and decorations, no dust jackets as issued; slipcase is light-blue cloth (matching books) with blue side ribbon) [books are uniformly Fine, apparently unread; slipcase shows just a touch of external soiling]. (3115 numbered plates) Elegantly-produced, small-format facsimile reproduction of the illustrations from the famous Encyclopedia, an insanely ambitious attempt by its editor, Denis Diderot... View more info