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ENCYCLOPÉDIE OU DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNÉ DES SCIENCES, DES ARTS ET DES MÉTIERS...
Publié par Diderot et d'Alembert: 46 planches d'Histoire Naturelle.
Paris 1762(?). Folio (430 x 280mm). 43 fine engraved plates and descriptive text. Recent half calf,spine with gilt lettered red label.

At the first free endpaper the following had been written in contemporary manuscript: 'Encyclopédie. 46 planches d'histoire naturelle: poissons, crustacés, coquilles, rayonnés, insectes, polype, le pou et la puce grossis (toutes les planches sont de magnifiques épreuves des premiers tirages.) Duméril'. In fact there are 43 plates numbered 51-93. Plate 84 'le pou vu au microscope' 67 x 43 cm is a very large folding plate and plate 85 'La puce vue au microscope' is a large double-plate. Duméril is most likely the French zoologist André Marie Duméril (1774-1860). Nissen ZBI, 4622.
 


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