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marechal ferrant saddle blacksmith farrier diderot encyclopedie

Diderot - Farrier

$220.00

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Genuine antique print
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Marechal Ferrant et operant, Travail de la Forge et Outils' (Farrier and Horseshoe Repairman, Forge Work and Tools) French copper-line engraving from D. Diderot and J. Le R. D'Alembert, 'Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonn_ des sciences, des arts et des metiers, Paris 1762-1773'. An important work illustrating the science and craftsmanship of the 18th century just before the Industrial revolution. Central vertical fold as issued.
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artist Robert Benard (1734-1785) after Harguiniez
method Copper-line engraving
date C1770
size 355mm by 440mm (platemark)
SKU OT7158