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HARPSICHORD - ENGRAVED PLATES

Diderot et d'Alembert

Encyclopédie - Set Of 4.

c.1770. In matching mats, each having a total measurement of 19.50" h x 14.50" w (49.5 cm x 36.8 cm). Clean and crisp but each with a small worm hole on the left plate mark.
Engraved first-edition plates from the Lutherie section of the great 18th-century Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert, which was produced over 20 years from 1751 to 1772 with first editions appearing in both Paris and Amsterdam. The plates show the construction of the harpsichord,. the tools used and the completed instrument.
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