Antique Print Illustrating the Usage of Charcoal by R. Benard, 1779

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This plate shows Charcoal, construction of a furnace for the cooking of coal and related tools. It originates from "Receuil de Planches, pour la Nouvelle Edition du Dictionnaire Raisonne", an accompanying plate volume for a quarto size Diderot / d'Alembert Encyclopedia ed., which was published in Geneva by Pellet, circa 1779. It is based on the original 'Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers [...].' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772.

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  • Condition
    Good. Please study image carefully. .
  • Dimensions
    14.17 in. H x 18.7 in. W x 0.2 in. D
    36 cm H x 48 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Langweer, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU305439161761
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