Lot 139 - A196 Books & Autographs - Wednesday, 24. March 2021, 02.00 PM
Adams, Diderot I, G1 - Tchemerzine IV, 434-435 - PMM 200 - Brunet II, 700 - Graesse II, 389 - Ebert 6709. - The first and original edition with all plate, supplement and index volumes. - The Encyclopédie, edited by Diderot and D'Alembert, who were also responsible for writing a majority of the approx. 72,000 entries, is considered the most important work of the Enlightenment. Today it stands as an outstanding source of eighteenth-century society, culture and science. "A monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the Age of Reason" (PMM).
CHF 18 000 / 28 000
€ 16 820 / 26 170
Sold for CHF 41 780 (including buyer’s premium)
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