The Encyclopaedia Britannica or Dictionary of Art, Sciences, and General Literature. With ... The Encyclopaedia Britannica or Dictionary of Art, Sciences, and General Literature. With ... The Encyclopaedia Britannica or Dictionary of Art, Sciences, and General Literature. With ... The Encyclopaedia Britannica or Dictionary of Art, Sciences, and General Literature. With ...

The Encyclopaedia Britannica or Dictionary of Art, Sciences, and General Literature. With preliminary Dissertations on the History of the Sciences and other Extensive Improvements and Additions; including the late Supplement, a General-Index and numerous Engravings. Volume XVII only (PAN - PLA).

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1842
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Volume XVII only (PAN - PLA). Seventh edition. Quarto (11.25 x 9 inches). 800pp. With eight full-page plates plus two page map of Persia and two page physical geography map of the world and two page physical geography plate at rear. Each plate with tissue guard. Bound in half leather and boards with gilt accents; five raised bands and gilt lettering to spine; marbled page edges and end papers. The cover is worn with cracking to top and bottom of hinges but both boards still well attached & content still well bound, interior very clean with just very light foxing to some plates. Major topics include paper (2 plates), paper money, Paraguay, Paris, parliament, Patagonia, pathology, pendulum (1 plate), Persia (map), perspective (3 plates), Perth, Peru, Petersburg, philology (1 plate), philosophy, phrenology, physics, physical geography (2 maps and 1 plate), physiology, plague and planting . Overall, very good. Bookseller Inventory # 000156

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Title: The Encyclopaedia Britannica or Dictionary ...

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1842

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 5th or later Edition

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