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The complete dictionary of arts and sciences : in which the whole circle of...

Title: The complete dictionary of arts and sciences : in which the whole circle of human learning is explained, and the difficulties attending the acquisition of every art, whether liberal or mechanical, are removed, in the most easy and familiar manner ... / the theological, philological, and critical branches, by the Rev. Temple Henry Croker ... the medicinal, anatomical, and chemical, by Thomas Williams ... the mathematical by Samuel Clark ... and other parts by several gentlemen particularly conversant in the arts and sciences they have undertaken to explain.
Author(s)/Relationship(s): Croker, Temple Henry, 1729 or 1730-1790?
Williams, Thomas, M.D.
Clark, Samuel (Teacher of mathematics)
Publisher: London : Printed for the authors, and sold by J. Wilson & J. Fell ... J. Fletcher & Co. ... J. Coote ... Mess. Fletcher & Hodson, Cambridge, and W. Smith & Co. Dublin, 1764-66.
Description: 3 v. : ill., charts, maps ; 37 cm. (folio)
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Language: eng
Referenced In: ESTC (RLIN) T134585
Wellcome cat. of printed books, II, p. 408
MeSH Subjects: Art
Science
Encyclopedia
Notes: Vol. II dated 1765; vol. III dated 1766.
Published in 150 parts.
Vol. 1: [10], x, [680] p., LV, [2] leaves of plates (some folded); vol. 2: [644] p., LVI-CVI leaves of plates; vol. 3: [560] p., CVII-CXLVI leaves of plates.
Vol. 1: A-D; vol. 2: E-P; vol. 3: Q-Z.
With a list of subscribers in vol. I.
Engraved plates throughout, including frontispiece for vol. 1.
Text in 2 columns.
Library holds conservation treatment slides
Provenance: NLM copy, Ownership signature of Lonsdale inside front board of each vol.; Round grey gold stamped bookplates of Lowther in each vol. DNLM
Contents: (from t.p.) Among the various branches of literature explained in this work are the following, viz.: agriculture, algebra, anatomy, architecture, arithmetic, astronomy, botany, catoptrics, chemistry, chronology, commerce, conics, cosmography, dialling, dioptrics, ethics, fluxions, fortification, gardening, gauging, geography, geometry, grammar, gunnery, handicrafts, heraldry, history, horsemanship, husbandry, hydraulics, hydrography, hydrostatics, law, levelling, logic, maritime and military affairs, mathematics, mechanics, merchandize, metaphysics, meteorology, music, navigation, optics, painting, perspective, pharmacy, philology, philosophy, physic, pneumatics, rhetoric, sculpture, series, statics, statuary, surgery, surveying, theology, &c.
NLM Unique ID: 2661417R
Other ID Numbers: (OCoLC)14333895

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