Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry, Vol 1
Denis Diderot Charles Coulston Gillispie
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Artists, illustrators, collectors, and historians of industry, art, and invention will all welcome this superb republication of copperplates engraved to illustrate Diderot s great eighteenth century Encyclop die The first work of its kind, the Encyclop die was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment In this two volume set, available for the first time in a paperbound eArtists, illustrators, collectors, and historians of industry, art, and invention will all welcome this superb republication of copperplates engraved to illustrate Diderot s great eighteenth century Encyclop die The first work of its kind, the Encyclop die was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment In this two volume set, available for the first time in a paperbound edition, Dover has painstakingly reprinted 485 of the finest plates considered among the greatest achievements of eighteenth century graphic art most in full size.Diderot committed his encyclopedia to publicizing trade secrets in the hope it would lead to rational industrial processes The plates offer, therefore, a unique and invaluable record of manufacturing and the trades just prior to the Industrial Revolution Each of the major trades is illustrated in sequences detailing machinery and processes from raw material to finished product In fact, most plates are so clear and accurate that an engineer could almost use them to construct machines ready to go into eighteenth century production Moreover, the variety of arts, crafts, tools, and trades illustrated here is staggering 56 plates on agriculture and the rural arts 40 plates dealing with the iron foundry 44 plates on metalworking 67 plates on glassmaking 28 plates showing masonry and carpentry 55 plates dealing with textiles and scores of others amount to a total of than 2,000 illustrations.This inexpensive edition will serve libraries, students, and teachers as a primary reference on Europe before the Industrial Revolution In addition, commercial artists, designers, and crafters will find here a wealth of unusual, royalty free illustrations for a host of art and craft uses.Extensive, detailed notes, prepared by historian Charles Coulston Gillispie, clearly identify and explain objects, procedures, and techniques of each industry Mr Gillispie s Introduction is an extensive essay on the place of the encyclopedia in the eighteenth century Enlightenment.
  • Title: Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry, Vol 1
  • Author: Denis Diderot Charles Coulston Gillispie
  • ISBN: 9780486274287
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Paperback

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Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry, Vol 1 By Denis Diderot Charles Coulston Gillispie Artists, illustrators, collectors, and historians of industry, art, and invention will all welcome this superb republication of copperplates engraved to illustrate Diderot s great eighteenth century Encyclop die The first work of its kind, the Encyclop die was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment In this two volume set, available for the first time in a paperbound eArtists, illustrators, collectors, and historians of industry, art, and invention will all welcome this superb republication of copperplates engraved to illustrate Diderot s great eighteenth century Encyclop die The first work of its kind, the Encyclop die was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment In this two volume set, available for the first time in a paperbound edition, Dover has painstakingly reprinted 485 of the finest plates considered among the greatest achievements of eighteenth century graphic art most in full size.Diderot committed his encyclopedia to publicizing trade secrets in the hope it would lead to rational industrial processes The plates offer, therefore, a unique and invaluable record of manufacturing and the trades just prior to the Industrial Revolution Each of the major trades is illustrated in sequences detailing machinery and processes from raw material to finished product In fact, most plates are so clear and accurate that an engineer could almost use them to construct machines ready to go into eighteenth century production Moreover, the variety of arts, crafts, tools, and trades illustrated here is staggering 56 plates on agriculture and the rural arts 40 plates dealing with the iron foundry 44 plates on metalworking 67 plates on glassmaking 28 plates showing masonry and carpentry 55 plates dealing with textiles and scores of others amount to a total of than 2,000 illustrations.This inexpensive edition will serve libraries, students, and teachers as a primary reference on Europe before the Industrial Revolution In addition, commercial artists, designers, and crafters will find here a wealth of unusual, royalty free illustrations for a host of art and craft uses.Extensive, detailed notes, prepared by historian Charles Coulston Gillispie, clearly identify and explain objects, procedures, and techniques of each industry Mr Gillispie s Introduction is an extensive essay on the place of the encyclopedia in the eighteenth century Enlightenment.

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