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The cyclopædia, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature

Author: Abraham Rees; William Blake; Wilson Lowry
Publisher: London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Paternoster-Row, London : Printed by A. Strahan, New-Street-Square 1819-20.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rees, Abraham, 1743-1825.
Cyclopædia, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature.
London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown [etc.] 1819-20
(OCoLC)593151114
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Rees; William Blake; Wilson Lowry
OCLC Number: 1857697
Notes: "Addenda and corrigenda" published in vol. 39.
Includes Plates ... London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown [etc.] 1820. 6 v. plates (part col.; incl. music) maps, plans, charts, diagrs. 28 x 22 cm. Most plates were engraved by Wilson Lowry and many by Thomas Milton, as well as other engravers, after designs by various artists, including J. Farey, J. Farey, Jr., and Peter Nicholson. John Flaxman designed at least two.
Part of the illustrative matter is folded.
"Illustrated with numerous engravings, by the most distinguished artists." William Blake engraved seven plates: v. 1 of plates: Armour, plate no. 4 & 5 on 1 leaf; v. 2 of plates: Basso relievo, plate no. 4; v 3 of plates: Miscellany, plate no. 18; v. 4 of plates: Sculpture, plate no. 1-4 (following two plates engraved by Cromek).
Description: 45 volumes : frontispiece (portrait), illustrations, music, forms ; 28 x 22 cm
Contents: vol. 1-39: Text --
Plates: vol.1. Agriculture-Astronomical instruments [AGR-AST] --
vol. 2. Basso relievo-Horology [BAS-HOR] --
vol. 3. Hydraulics-Naval architecture [HYD-NAV] --
vol. 4. Navigation-Writing by cipher [NAV-WRI] --
vol. 5. Natural history --
vol. 6. Ancient and modern atlas [ATLAS].
Other Titles: Cyclopaedia
Cyclopædia
Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature
Responsibility: by Abraham Rees ... with the assistance of eminent professional gentlemen.

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