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Cyclopedia or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences by E. Chambers FRS. Vol 2 of 2.

Description
Size: large folio. Fully bound in leather with a double gilt border decoration to front and back board with decoration to the foredge. Edges of the text block are red mottled. Head and tail bands are of red and cream alternating threads. The spine has raised bands, in the second panel is the title piece on a red morocco background with three gilt border lines "Chamber's Dictionary Vol. 2" on the third panel down "L ....... Z". Caslon type specimen included in the volume at 'Letter' - the first type specimen completed by Caslon and included.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:1457
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Chambers, Ephraim
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