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Cyclopedia or an Universal Dictionary of Art and Sciences, containing the definition of the terms and account of the things signify'd therby.

Description
Volume 1; Cyclopedia or an Universal Dictionary of Art and Sciences, containing the definition of the terms and account of the things signify'd therby. London, 1728. Pagination jumps from 88 to 97, after page 128 there are star leaves on pages 125-128. letter B starts again at page 75. Letter D starts at page 16, Letter F starts at 1, Letter s starts at 1. This is the first great dictionary in England in which an attempt at a methodical classification of knowledge was made. It was published at the price of £4.4.0. xxx+2pp subscribers list to front of page 1. This edition has a preface in which Chambers explains his intentions.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:1049a
Category
Book
 
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Date
1728
Dimensions
Width:
205mm


Length:
420mm