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Volume of Engraved Plates on Dessein

Auction:
2314
Lot:
665
Sold for:
$88$75

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Volume of Engraved Plates on Dessein, possibly from Diderot, Denis and Jean le Rond d'Alembert, ed. ,Recueil de Planches sur les Sciences, les Arts Liberaux, et les Arts Mechaniques, Avec leur Explication, folio, thirty-nine plates, one folding, including l'Anatomie & la Perspective, Dessein d'apres Nature, Developpement de la Carcasse du Mannequin, Proportion de la Venus de Medicis, drawing aides including the pantograph and demonstration of the tent-form camera obscura, explanation, modern card covers.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Denis , Denis le Rond d'Alembert, Jean, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Venus de Medicis