Original Revolutionary War Era Antique Nautical Print 1783 - 1787 Plate 87 For Sale

Denis Diderot & Jean Le Rond D’Alembert (originators). – Charles Joseph Panckoucke (publisher) - Robert Benard (supervising engraver).

[Ship in dry dock, plate number 87 from the ‘Marine’ section of the ‘Encyclopédie méthodique’

Paris: Panckoucke, no date but 1783-1787].

Copper engraving supervised by Benard, on laid paper, sheet size: 12 ½ x 18 inches.

Condition: central fold, neat repair to large void at lower centre, the missing material provided in manuscript facsimile, some small tears to edges, edge toning, some soft creasing, title 'Marine' lacking from area beneath image.

A spectacular plate from the ‘Marine’ section of Panckoucke’s expanded edition Diderot and D’Alembert’s ‘Encyclopedie’, the paper with full margins and the original deckled edges

A powerful timeless image offering a fascinating glimpse into the methods used in ship maintainence during the 18th century.

There are only 2 remaining complete original copies left in the World: one in the library of theTeyler's Museum, and one at a London antiquarian. “ (Wikipedia).

“The goal of an Encyclopédie is to assemble all the knowledge scattered on the surface of the earth, to demonstrate the general system to the people with whom we live, & to transmit it to the people who will come after us, so that the works of centuries past is not useless to the centuries which follow, that our descendants, by becoming more learned, may become more virtuous & happier, & that we do not die without having merited being part of the human race.” (Encyclopédie, Diderot)


Original Revolutionary War Era Antique Nautical Print 1783 - 1787 Plate 87

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Original Revolutionary War Era Antique Nautical Print 1783 - 1787 Plate 87:
$10




Brass Hand Pump - A.b. Sands & Sons - Bilge Pump - Vintage Marine Water Pump  picture
Brass Hand Pump - A.b. Sands & Sons - Bilge Pump - Vintage Marine Water Pump


Booklet
Booklet "historic Boston Compliments Of Cunard Steamship Co." Pre. Ww1 Good Cond


Wwii Vintage Ship's Brass Port Hole / Window / Porthole - Ship's Original picture
Wwii Vintage Ship's Brass Port Hole / Window / Porthole - Ship's Original


Orig. Walker's
Orig. Walker's "cherub" Iii Marine Ship-log - Made In England By Walker&son


Solid Brass/brozne Fitting No Reserve *price Reduced* picture
Solid Brass/brozne Fitting No Reserve *price Reduced*


Boat Bow Ornement, Old Vintage Nautical picture
Boat Bow Ornement, Old Vintage Nautical


 Vintage Brass Screw On Cover Forwhat I Think Is Lowdun  Ship Builders Broughty  picture
Vintage Brass Screw On Cover Forwhat I Think Is Lowdun Ship Builders Broughty


 Vintage Brass Screw On Cover For Scws Ltd Ship Builders Glasgow  picture
Vintage Brass Screw On Cover For Scws Ltd Ship Builders Glasgow


Vintage Handcarved Woooden Lighthouse picture
Vintage Handcarved Woooden Lighthouse


A.b Lyth Stockholm Gimble Compass 7.5
A.b Lyth Stockholm Gimble Compass 7.5"d 5"h