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Métier à Drap 3

Métier à Draps, – de Camelots et à la petite Navetté, – de Tisserand, – de Toile et Toilerie. Set of the 4 double full-page plates of the small weaving in engraving, supposedly by Robert Bénard (Paris 1734 – after 1777, recte rather c. 1786), from the quarto edition of the Diderot encyclopedia. (1786.) C. 9⅝ × 14 in (24.5 × 35.5 cm).

Métier à Drap 1

The instructive set with its numerous details of tools and grips.

Offer no. 8,212 | EUR 152. (c. US$ 184.) + shipping

Métier à Drap 2


“ Subject: Thanks!

Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.

I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”

(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)