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Diderot, Frise des Etoffes (Gathering of Cloth)

Frise des Etoffes. The gathering of cloth. Workshop view together with details of machine and tools. Double full-page engraving 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 as above. 9⅝ × 14⅛ in (24.5 × 36 cm). – Typograph. watermark. –  Instructive  plate .

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