Ciseleur-Damasquineur. Chasing and damascening of steel. Workshop view as well as representation of the numerous tools used. Set of 2 sheet. 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. 1-2. / Benard direxit., otherwise as above. 9⅜ × 7¼ in (23.8-23.9 × 18.3-18.5 cm). – Figurative watermark fragments. – On the left trimmed within the wide white platemark.
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