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.

By: CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham;

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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.

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.

Author Name: CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham;

Categories: ENCYCLOPAEDIA,

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

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