Diderot, Chapelier (Hatter) 1

Chapelier. The hatter in his workshop at preparation and making of the hats together with countless tool and handgrip details. Set of the 3 (2 double full-page) plates. Engravings by Robert Bénard (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 2-3. resp. / Benard direxit, otherwise as above and below resp. 9⅝ × 14 and 7½ in (24.3-24.5 × 35.5-35.6 and 19.1 cm) resp.

Diderot, Chapelier (Hatter) 2

The instructive set with the stations Préparations et Fabrique des ChapeauxAttelier de Battissage et l’appareil de la FouleTeinture et Apprêt. – In the upper third with shop views each. – Typograph. and figurative watermarks resp.

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Diderot, Chapelier (Hatter) 3

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