Introduction to the Encyclopédie

Tree of Knowledge

Tree of Knowledge

Tree of Knowledge

“Système figuré des connaissances humaines.” This image of the Tree of Knowledge is reproduced from MIT’s folio edition, Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des art et des métiers. Tome premier, 1751. Its missing left margin has been digitally recreated from the octavo edition of the Encyclopédie, printed in Lausanne, 1778-1782.

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