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Original engraving 1760's 10 1/2 x 16" CADRETURE DE LA PENDULE DEQUATION DE JULI

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Seller: syottoys (14,987) 100%, Location: Tilton, New Hampshire, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 272434119733 VIEW MY OTHER ITEMS ON EBAY Welcome to another Great item from SYOTTOYS and thanks for stopping by, after you have looked at this one, why not sit back, grab your favorite drink and spend some time checking out all the wonderful things I have to offer. just click above. but first look below and BID or BUY. NOTE: I will always combine items to save you shipping cost. but I DON'T end auctions early, and offers will be ignored if they are not reasonable. DESCRIPTION OF ITEM vintage original item as shown. this is an original engraving from the encyclopedia and printed between 1751-1772. AWESOME Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopaedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) is a general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772, with later supplements, revised editions, and translations. It had many writers. It was edited by Denis Diderot and, until 1759, co-edited by Jean le Rond d'Alembert. The Encyclopédie is most famous for representing the thought of the Enlightenment. According to Denis Diderot in the article "Encyclopédie", the Encyclopédie's aim was "to change the way people think".[1] He and the other contributors advocated for the secularization of learning away from the Jesuits.[2] Diderot wanted to incorporate all of the world's knowledge into the Encyclopédie and hoped that the text could disseminate all this information to the public and future generations.[3] It was also the first encyclopedia to include contributions from many named contributors, and it was the first general encyclopedia to describe the mechanical arts. André Le Breton, a bookseller and printer, approached Diderot with a project for the publication of a translation of Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences into French, first undertaken by the Englishman John Mills, and followed by the German Gottfried Sellius.[8] Diderot accepted the proposal, and transformed it. He persuaded Le Breton to publish a new work, which would consolidate ideas and knowledge from the Republic of Letters. The publishers found capital for a larger enterprise than they had first planned. Jean le Rond d'Alembert was persuaded to become Diderot's colleague; and permission was procured from the government. In 1750 an elaborate prospectus announced the project, and in 1751 the first volume was published.[8] This work was unorthodox and advanced for the time. Diderot stated that "An encyclopedia ought to make good the failure to execute such a project hitherto, and should encompass not only the fields already covered by the academies, but each and every branch of human knowledge." Comprehensive knowledge will give "the power to change men's common way of thinking."[31] The work combined scholarship with information on trades. Diderot emphasized the abundance of knowledge within each subject area. Everyone would benefit from these insights. I pack in cardboard for your items protection. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- AS SHOWN, USE EBAYS ZOOM IN FEATURE TO GET A GREAT LOOK AT THE ITEM UP CLOSE, and email me any questions, please. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ VIEW MY OTHER ITEMS ON EBAY TERMS AND CONDITIONS Paypal users must be verified, and have a confirmed address. Payment must be received within 5 days, or sale is voided, and item may be relisted. Shipping is usually done by USPS or Fed Ex. I may switch shipping carrier and methods at any time. Seller assumes no responsibility with regards to loss, damage of property, or personal injury. Bidder must be 18 years or older to participate in this auction. By placing a bid, you are accepting these terms and conditions. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LOCATION-- box ( Driscoll's Strawberries 4 flat bottom UNDER A ) Condition: as shown in the photos and described below

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