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Diderot, Chaufournier (Lime-burning) 1Diderot, Chaufournier (Lime-burning) 2

Chaufournier. Set of the 2 sheet on lime-burning. Besides schematic representation of the process large view of the oven and its charging. 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. 1ere and 2. resp. / Benard direxit., otherwise as above. 9⅜-9½ × 7¼ in (23.8-24 × 18.4 cm).

Instructive  pendants . – Sheet 2 with typograph. watermark fragment. – On the left trimmed within the wide white platemark.

Offer no. 8,189 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 72.) + shipping


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(Herr H.-G. S., 27. August 2008)