The Resource Encyclopaedia : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises of systems ..., complied from the writings of the best authors, in several languages ..

Encyclopaedia : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises of systems ..., complied from the writings of the best authors, in several languages ..

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Encyclopaedia : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises of systems ...
Title
Encyclopaedia
Title remainder
or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises of systems ...
Statement of responsibility
complied from the writings of the best authors, in several languages ..
Title variation
Encyclopaedia Britannica
Contributor
Engraver
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 33676
  • 116
  • W31873
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
  • ESTC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • ca. 1773-1846
  • fl. 1795-1803
  • fl. 1798-1815
  • 1773-1846
  • 1744?-1823
  • 1741-1797
  • 1767-1848
  • b. 1747
  • 1770-1823
  • 1735-1826
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Akin, James
  • Allardice, S.
  • Barker, W.
  • Bowes, Joseph
  • Clarke, Thomas
  • Creed, William
  • Jones, Benjamin
  • Lawson, A.
  • Ralph, William
  • Scot, Robert
  • Shallus, Francis
  • Smither, James
  • Thackara, James
  • Trenchard, James
  • Vallance, J.
  • Weston, Henry W.
  • Adams, John
  • Boston Public Library)
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Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Encyclopaedia : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises of systems ..., complied from the writings of the best authors, in several languages ..
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Publication
Note
  • First American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, including the preface to the English edition. Based on the third edition of the Britannica, with many articles revised or re-written. Issued in parts, from 1790 to 1797. Title pages to all 18 volumes dated 1798. Cf. Evans 22486. Evans assigns a separate number to each volume as issued, and separate numbers (Evans 33676-33693) to each of the 18 volumes as issued in 1798
  • 4 vol. supplement issued in 1803: Supplement to the Encyclopaedia, or Dictionary of arts, sciences and miscellaneous literature ... Illustrated with copperplates ... Philadelphia : Printed by Budd and Bartran for Thomas Dobson ..
  • For history and description of this edition, see Charles Evans, American bibliography, v. 8 (1916) p. 27-28, no. 22486
  • Printed marginalia
  • Includes appendix
  • All vols. include instructions to the printer for placing plates
  • V. 10 and v. 12 have unopened pages
  • Tables from v. 10 inserted at end of v. 11 by publisher
  • Errata on p. 704 of part 1 of supplement
  • Errata on p. [800] of v. 16
  • John Adams Library copy, v. 1, front of cover, inscribed: "His Excellency the Vice President of the United States."
  • John Adams Library copy, v. 2, back of cover, inscribed: "President."
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
Edition
The first American edition, in eighteen volumes, greatly improved. Illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates.
Extent
1 online resource (22 v.
Form of item
online
Other physical details
frontispiece, plates, maps, tables)
Reproduction note
  • Also available on microfiche.
  • Also available on microfilm.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Encyclopaedia : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises of systems ..., complied from the writings of the best authors, in several languages ..
Link
Publication
Note
  • First American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, including the preface to the English edition. Based on the third edition of the Britannica, with many articles revised or re-written. Issued in parts, from 1790 to 1797. Title pages to all 18 volumes dated 1798. Cf. Evans 22486. Evans assigns a separate number to each volume as issued, and separate numbers (Evans 33676-33693) to each of the 18 volumes as issued in 1798
  • 4 vol. supplement issued in 1803: Supplement to the Encyclopaedia, or Dictionary of arts, sciences and miscellaneous literature ... Illustrated with copperplates ... Philadelphia : Printed by Budd and Bartran for Thomas Dobson ..
  • For history and description of this edition, see Charles Evans, American bibliography, v. 8 (1916) p. 27-28, no. 22486
  • Printed marginalia
  • Includes appendix
  • All vols. include instructions to the printer for placing plates
  • V. 10 and v. 12 have unopened pages
  • Tables from v. 10 inserted at end of v. 11 by publisher
  • Errata on p. 704 of part 1 of supplement
  • Errata on p. [800] of v. 16
  • John Adams Library copy, v. 1, front of cover, inscribed: "His Excellency the Vice President of the United States."
  • John Adams Library copy, v. 2, back of cover, inscribed: "President."
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
Edition
The first American edition, in eighteen volumes, greatly improved. Illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates.
Extent
1 online resource (22 v.
Form of item
online
Other physical details
frontispiece, plates, maps, tables)
Reproduction note
  • Also available on microfiche.
  • Also available on microfilm.
Specific material designation
remote

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