Item #18828 Imprimerie en Caracteres. Imprimerie en Taille Douce. Diderot, D'Alembert.
Imprimerie en Caracteres. Imprimerie en Taille Douce.
Imprimerie en Caracteres. Imprimerie en Taille Douce.
Imprimerie en Caracteres. Imprimerie en Taille Douce.
Imprimerie en Caracteres. Imprimerie en Taille Douce.

Imprimerie en Caracteres. Imprimerie en Taille Douce.

(18th c.). Quarto (9 x 12). Twenty-one copperplates engraved by Bernard. Nineteen show letterpress printing; two show copperplate printing. No text. Removed from a bound volume, repaired tear in margin of one page, bit of foxing, top edge browned, last 2 plates loose. Very good. Item #18828

Engravings depict parts of a piece of metal type, composing the type, people & activities in the composing room, various composing sticks, lay of the case and positions of the cases on composing tables, several examples of lay of the case for Greek types with various ligatures, impositions (formes), dampening paper, inking, printing, wooden presses, developments in the construction of presses, miscellaneous printing equipment, copperplate printing equipment. Paper watermarked with a cluster of grapes.

Price: $325.00

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