or, an universal dictionary of arts and sciences; ... By E. Chambers, F.R.S. The seventh edition, corrected and amended. In two volumes. ...
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printed for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman [and 9 others in London] , London
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Cyclopædia: or, an universal dictionary of arts and sciences; By E. Chambers, F.R.S. The fourth edition, corrected and amended; with some additions.

In two volumes.

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Volume 2 of 2 Paperback – Author: Ephraim Chambers. Pears Cyclopaedia is a labour of love and it shows. Its current editor (formerly its Assistant Editor), Christopher Cook, has been at it for decades now.

Annually, he springs a delicious surprise on the avid cult that is the readership of Pears Cyclopaedia: new topics that range from wine connoisseurship to gardening/5(45). Cyclopædia, in full Cyclopædia; or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, two-volume, alphabetically arranged encyclopaedia compiled and edited by the English encyclopaedist Ephraim Chambers and first published in The illustrated work treated the arts and sciences; names of persons or places were not included.

Seven editions had been published in London. Rees's Cyclopædia seems to be in limbo in modern published studies of reference books.

Superseded by more modern works and ignored by larger scholarship, the Cyclopædia received modern scholarly attention from students of the history of science and the history of technology, after research into the life and times of Charles Burney and his Editor: Abraham Rees.

Ephraim Chambers’ acclaimed eighteenth-century classic, Cyclopaedia, or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences, in two volumes, appeared in The Supplement, also in two volumes, followed in Noteworthy features of this distinguished work, the first edition, include the use of cross-references; the Dedication to the King, George II, and the compiler’s.

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