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Chambers, Ephraim, 1680 (ca.)-1740 / Cyclopædia, or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences : containing the definitions of the terms, and accounts of the things signify'd thereby, in the several arts, both liberal and mechanical, and the several sciences, human and divine : the figures, kinds, properties, productions, preparations, and uses, of things natural and artificial : the rise, progress, and state of things ecclesiastical, civil, military, and commercial : with the several systems, sects, opinions, &c : among philosophers, divines, mathematicians, physicians, antiquaries, criticks, &c : the whole intended as a course of antient and modern learning
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[Title page] Cyclopædia, or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences : containing the definitions of the terms, and accounts of the things signify'd thereby, in the several arts, both liberal and mechanical, and the several sciences, human and divine : the figures, kinds, properties, productions, preparations, and uses, of things natural and artificial : the rise, progress, and state of things ecclesiastical, civil, military, and commercial : with the several systems, sects, opinions, &c : among philosophers, divines, mathematicians, physicians, antiquaries, criticks, &c : the whole intended as a course of antient and modern learning PDF (813.5 KB)



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UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY
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ARTS and SCIENCES,
CONTAININQ
The, DEFINITIONS of the TERMS;
And ACCOUNTS of
The T H I N      G S fignify'd thereby,
In the feveral A R T S
Both L I B E R A L and M E C H A N I C A L,
And the feveral S C I E N C E S,
H UMAN A     and D I VI NE:
The Figures, Kinds, Properties, Produ~iions, Preparations, and Ufes,
of Things NATURAL and ARTIFICIAL;
The Rife, Progrefs, and State of Things E cCLESIASTICAL,
CIVIL, MILITARY, and COMMERCIAL:
With the feveral Syftems, Se&s, Opinions, &c. among Philofophers,
Divines,
Mathematicians, Phyficians, Antiquaries, Criticks, &c.
The Whole intended as a Courfe of Antient and Modern L EA R NING.
Compiled from the beft Authors, Didlionaries, Journals, Memoirs,
Tranfadions, Ephemerides, &c. in feveral Languages.
In TWO VOL UM ES.
ByE.El' CHA MB E R S Gent.
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