Diderot, [Denis] - D'Alembert, [Jean Le Rond].
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers... 17 text volumes, 4 supplement volumes, 11 (in 12) plate volumes in total of 33 volumes. With 1 engraved frontispiece (together with the rare explanatory leaf by Diderot), 1 folded and engraved tree of knowledge, 2786 (recto: 3129), of which 253 double-page and 19 folded several times) copper plates and 7 folded tables.
Paris, Briasson et al., 1751-1772 (text vols. 1-7 and plate vols. 1-10); Neufchâstel (i.e. Paris), Faulche, 1765 (text vols. 8-17); Amsterdam, Panckoucke and Rey, 1776-1777 (supplements and supplement plate volume). Folio. Contemporary marbled calf with gilt outer edges as well as richly gilt spine and 2 spine labels (covers partly rubbed and traces of scratch marks, occasionally restored).