Auction 93, Lot 427

"[Set of 25 engravings]", Diderot, Denis

Subject: Language

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication: Encyclopedie

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 15.5 inches
25.4 x 39.4 cm

Complete set of 25 copperplate engravings from the folio edition of this important 18th century encyclopedia. Each plate shows characters and alphabets of live and dead languages from throughout the world. These are finely engraved, attractive plates that would be great framed. Included are the original descriptions of the plates.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/6/2000

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