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This is the title page of the first volume of the first edition of the Encyclopédie. This particular image is from the Wikimedia Commons version (which has been cleaned up a bit) at: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Encyclopedie_de_D%27Alembert_et_Diderot_-_Premiere_Page_-_ENC_1-NA5.jpg. The original version came from the University of Chicago ARTFL project.