Encyclopaedia; or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature Compiled from the writings of the best authors, in several languages ... Illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates

Bibliographic Details
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the stone house, no 41, South Second Street 1798, 1798
Edition:The first American edition, in eighteen volumes, greatly improved
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Based on the third edition of the Encyclopaedia 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. - Edition statement transposed; precedes "Illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates." on title page. - English Short Title Catalog, W31873. - Evans, 33676. - Parentheses substituted for square brackets in publication statement. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (18v) ill., maps 4°