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Diderot, Chandelier (Candle Maker) 1Diderot, Chandelier (Candle Maker) 2

Chandelier. The candle maker. Workshop view as well as depiction of tools and handgrips. Set of 2 sheet. Engravings by Robert Benard (Paris 1734 – after 1777, recte rather c. 1786) from the quarto edition of the encyclopedia by Diderot and d’Alembert. (1786.) Inscribed: Pl. 1-2. / Benard direxit., otherwise as above. 9⅜ × 7⅛ in (23.8 × 18.2 cm). – On the left trimmed within the wide white platemark. –  Instructive  representation .

Offer no. 8,185 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 69.) + shipping


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