Feathers Plumassier Panachier 1751-80 Diderot 5 engraved plates EncyclopediaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued c.1751-80, Paris by Diderot for his monumental Encyclopedia.
These are the plates which depict the section about feathers used in fashion, clothing and industry.
Five large copper engraved plates, light old small damp staining, bound perhaps 30 -40 years ago in simple cloth & paper covered boards, thin fascicule format, plates only with no text leaves.
Books measure: 16" H X 10 3/8" W.