Diderot L'Encyclopedie

collection

Campus:
California State University, Long Beach
Library:
University Library
Description:
Described as the grandfather of all encyclopediae. Twenty-five years in the making, 18th Century French, consisting of 17 volumes of text, 11 of plates, 4 supplementary volumes of text and a concluding volume of plates. The first volume appeared in 1751.
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