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Inventory of Diderot's Encyclopédie: plates

with a study of the contributors by John Lough

SVEC
Vol. No.
Vol. No.: 

223

Author: 
Richard N. Schwab with the collaboration of Walter E. Rex
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
1984
ISBN
ISBN: 
978-0-7294-0310-8
Pages
Pages: 
579
Price Sterling (£): 
55

About the Book

About the Book: 


Introduction

General considerations

Essay on the relation of the plates, articles, and explications

Problems of attribution, particularly regarding Diderot

The plates and the problem of attribution of the unsigned articles

The physical production of the plates: the craftsmen and artists

Inventory of the plates

Part I: Description of the plates

The original edition, Census of the plates

Collation of volumes I-XI

The supplementary volume of plates (XII), and Collation

The plates of the ‘Geneva’ edition, Collation and Main check points for identification
Part II: Comprehensive inventory of the plates

Volumes I-XI and Volume XII (Supplément)

Part III: Index of articles containing references to the plates

Volumes I-XVII and Supplément Volumes I-IV

Part IV: Index of objects depicted in the plates

Part V: Index of contributors to the plates

Errata and addenda for volumes I-VI of the Inventory

General table of contents for volumes I-VI

J. LOUGH, The Contributors to the Encyclopédie

Introduction

1. The contributors to the Encyclopédie

2. The contributors to the Supplément

3. Notes on the contributors to the Encyclopédie

4. Notes on the contributors to the Supplément

Index

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