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Robert Bénard engravings for the 1763 Diderot Encyclopédie collection
LSC.1629  
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Description
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers ( Encyclopaedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) is an encyclopedia published in France between 1751-1772 and edited by Denis Diderot. This collection consists of engraving plates by Robert Bénard (1734-1777) for the 1763 edition. The plates were likely pulled from one volume of the Encyclopédie.
Background
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopaedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) is an encyclopedia published in France between 1751-1772 and edited by Denis Diderot. Robert Benard (1734-1777) was a French engraver who engraved more than 1800 plates for Diderot's Encyclopédie.
Extent
4 Linear Feet (4 oversize flat boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Portions of collection unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.