1787, Encyclopedia Diderot, Paulmerie - Play of Tennis and Billiards

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  • Sold Date: Jan 14, 2012
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Subject: Set of 9 engraving from the series: 'Paulmerie' ( Tennis – Billiard - Manufacture of Instruments ).
The plates represent the birth of tennis and billiards . They depict the rooms and tools. Shows the different types of racquets , their creation and their use .
Pl. 1 Paulmerie,Jeu de Paulme et Construction de la Racquette
Pl. 2 Paulmier, Instrumens de Paulme
Pl 3 Paulmerie, Instrumens de Paulme
Pl. 4 Paulmerie, Instrumens de Paulme et de Billard
Pl. 5 Paulmerie, Salle de Billard et Instrumens de Billard
Pl. 6 Paulmerie, I'er Plan d'un Jeu de Paulme quarré et Salle de Billard
Pl. 7 Paulmerie, Plan audessus des murs du Jeu de Paulme
Pl. 8 Paulmier, Coupes du Jeu de Paulme quarré
Pl. 9 Paulmerie, Plans au Rez de Chaussée et audessus des Murs d'un Jeu de Paulme adedans Paper Size
n.9 prints Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 31 x23 cm. The image size is ca. 24 x 17 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 12.3 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 9.5 x 6.7 inch.
Special Features: Strong, Detailed Black & White Engraving Original
Descriptive Text: Not Available
Condition: Overall Very Good. There is some handling, chipping, foxing, and toning near the edges of the print, most of which is outside the image area.
Guarantee: All prints
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