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Author Name    CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham;

Title   Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, in the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, and the Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. With the Supplement, and Modern Improvements incorporated in one Alphabet, by Abraham Rees. ‘New Edition’. IN FOUR VOLUMES.

Publisher    London; Printed for J. F. & C. Rivington, A. Hamilton, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, B. White, T. Longman, &c. &c... 1786

Seller ID   76357

Four Volumes. Large. 16.5 x 10.5 inches. Bound in full brown calf leather. Blind embossed decorative edging and detailing to boards. Red and black morrocco spine labels with gilt lettering and decoration. Raised banding to spines. In very good conditions. Covers show some wear, corners bumped, edges rubbed/chipped, ends of spines chipped. Front hinge slightly cracked on vol.1 but holding well. No loose pages or torn endpapers. Bindings all tight and sound. One or two small marks otherwise inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Vol.1 four pages at ‘CAP’ have small nick/chip to top edge. Vol. 4 lacks title pg and a couple of pages up to ‘QUA’, some creasing and marks to last pages of v.4. Else a very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. Illustrated with many B&W full page engraved plates. (2 large folding plates in vols. 1&3; and 1 in vol. 4.) 148 plates total; Vol.1 42 plates; Vol.2. 50 plates; Vol.3 35 plates; Vol.4 19 plates. Plates list at rear of volume 4.

ENCYCLOPAEDIA CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham; Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, in the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, and the Sciences, Human and Divine, Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning, With the Supplement, and Modern Improvements incorporated in one Alphabet, by Abraham Rees, New Edition, IN FOUR VOLUMES, scarce, engraved plates, illustrated, encyclopedia, 1786, Printed for J. F. & C. Rivington, A. Hamilton, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, B. White, T. Longman, &c. &c...,

Price = 650.00 GBP


English Bookbindings. Bookbindings in France; Royal English Bookbindings; Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Four Volumes in One., FLETCHER, William Younger; DAVENPORT, Cyril; STEPHENS, G.;
English Bookbindings. Bookbindings in France; Royal English Bookbindings; Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Four Volumes in One.

British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition., THORBURN, A.:
British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition.

The British Bird Book. An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles. Illustrated by Two Hundred Coloured Drawings and Numerous Photographs. In Four Volumes., KIRKMAN, F. B.; OXON. B. A.;
The British Bird Book. An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles. Illustrated by Two Hundred Coloured Drawings and Numerous Photographs. In Four Volumes.

Letters & Miscellaneous Works. Four Volumes: Letters  Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope Esq., In Two Vols. AND Miscellaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, In Two Vols., STANHOPE, Eugenia: MATY, M. Dr.:
Letters & Miscellaneous Works. Four Volumes: Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope Esq., In Two Vols. AND Miscellaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, In Two Vols.

British Hunts and Huntsmen. In Four Volumes. Containing a short history of each fox and stag hunt in the British Isles, together with biographical records of masters past and present, and some members of each hunt. Also an introductory chapter on mediaeval hunting, and articles concerning the stag, the fox, the hound, and the horse, and all subjects allied thereto. Profusely Illustrated with Engravings and Half-Tone Illustrations., THE SPORTING LIFE;
British Hunts and Huntsmen. In Four Volumes. Containing a short history of each fox and stag hunt in the British Isles, together with biographical records of masters past and present, and some members of each hunt. Also an introductory chapter on mediaeval hunting, and articles concerning the stag, the fox, the hound, and the horse, and all subjects allied thereto. Profusely Illustrated with Engravings and Half-Tone Illustrations.

Dictionary of Writers. International Authors from Angelou to Xenophon., GORING, ROSEMARY (ed):
Dictionary of Writers. International Authors from Angelou to Xenophon.

The Writers Directory 1980-1982. A reference companion guide to living English language writers and their works.
The Writers Directory 1980-1982. A reference companion guide to living English language writers and their works.

Classical Mythology. A dictionary of tales, characters and traditions from Classical Mythology. Illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by myth. A collection of myths, retold for the modern reader., GEDDES / GROSSET:
Classical Mythology. A dictionary of tales, characters and traditions from Classical Mythology. Illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by myth. A collection of myths, retold for the modern reader.

 


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