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Supplement to the third edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

£75.00

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Title continues "or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature in two volumes illustrated with fifty copperplates."
This is the first of two volumes of the Supplement. The provenance of this supplement is somewhat convoluted. This volume has the name of George Gleig as its editor and the preface "To the King" (containing the accusation that the French Encyclopedie "has been accused and justly accused of having disseminated, far and wide, the seeds of Anarchy and Atheism") also bears his name. However the book was printed for Thomson Bonar by John Brown and is thought to be a plagiarised book.
This very substantial book covers subjects whose titles begin with A through L in some 812 pages. The articles are printed in two columns and there are numerous copperplate illustrations
Bonar hardback in full leather with some scuffing Good binding. Five bands to spine cover. Wear to the edges of the boards. Binding good with both hinges intact and fully functional. A small section has been neatly cut from the lower edge of one of the forepapers.There is a stain on the lower cut edges of the middle half of the text block but this does not extend onto the cut surface.
An interesting book, although missing its companion. It is both large and heavy and delivery will need to be by Courier

Item details

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
27 x 23 x 7 cm approx
Edition:
1801
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
812
Publisher:
Thompson Bonar
Title:
Supplement to the third edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

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Title continues "or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature in two volumes illustrated with fifty copperplates."
This is the first of two volumes of the Supplement. The provenance of this supplement is somewhat convoluted. This volume has the name of George Gleig as its editor and the preface "To the King" (containing the accusation that the French Encyclopedie "has been accused and justly accused of having disseminated, far and wide, the seeds of Anarchy and Atheism") also bears his name. However the book was printed for Thomson Bonar by John Brown and is thought to be a plagiarised book.
This very substantial book covers subjects whose titles begin with A through L in some 812 pages. The articles are printed in two columns and there are numerous copperplate illustrations
Bonar hardback in full leather with some scuffing Good binding. Five bands to spine cover. Wear to the edges of the boards. Binding good with both hinges intact and fully functional. A small section has been neatly cut from the lower edge of one of the forepapers.There is a stain on the lower cut edges of the middle half of the text block but this does not extend onto the cut surface.
An interesting book, although missing its companion. It is both large and heavy and delivery will need to be by Courier

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
27 x 23 x 7 cm approx
Edition:
1801
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
812
Publisher:
Thompson Bonar
Title:
Supplement to the third edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

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