Encyclopaedia britannica : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature : constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises or systems, comprehending the history, theory, and practice of each, according to the latest discoveries and improvements : and full explanation given of the various detached parts of knowledge, whether relating to natural and artificial objects, or to matters ecclesiastical, civil, military, commercial, &c. : including elucidations of the most important topics relative to religion, morals, manners, and the oeconomy of life : together with a description of all the countries, cities, principal mountains, seas, rivers, &c. throughout the world : a general history, ancient and modern, of the different empires, kingdoms, and states : and an account of the lives of the most eminent persons in every nation, from the earliest ages down to the present times : illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates. (Book, 1797) [WorldCat.org]
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Encyclopaedia britannica : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature : constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises or systems, comprehending the history, theory, and practice of each, according to the latest discoveries and improvements : and full explanation given of the various detached parts of knowledge, whether relating to natural and artificial objects, or to matters ecclesiastical, civil, military, commercial, &c. : including elucidations of the most important topics relative to religion, morals, manners, and the oeconomy of life : together with a description of all the countries, cities, principal mountains, seas, rivers, &c. throughout the world : a general history, ancient and modern, of the different empires, kingdoms, and states : and an account of the lives of the most eminent persons in every nation, from the earliest ages down to the present times : illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates. Preview this item
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Encyclopaedia britannica : or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature : constructed on a plan, by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises or systems, comprehending the history, theory, and practice of each, according to the latest discoveries and improvements : and full explanation given of the various detached parts of knowledge, whether relating to natural and artificial objects, or to matters ecclesiastical, civil, military, commercial, &c. : including elucidations of the most important topics relative to religion, morals, manners, and the oeconomy of life : together with a description of all the countries, cities, principal mountains, seas, rivers, &c. throughout the world : a general history, ancient and modern, of the different empires, kingdoms, and states : and an account of the lives of the most eminent persons in every nation, from the earliest ages down to the present times : illustrated with five hundred and forty-two copperplates.

Author: Colin MacFarquhar; George Gleig; Andrew Bell
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar, MDCCXCVII. [1797]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The third edition, in eighteen volumes, greatly improvedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopædia britannica.
Edinburgh, A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar, 1797
(OCoLC)593057373
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin MacFarquhar; George Gleig; Andrew Bell
OCLC Number: 1080691
Notes: Vols. 1-12 edited by G. Macfarquhar; vols. 13-18, by G. Gleig.
Printed in two columns.
Description: 18 volumes illustrations 28 cm (4to)
Contents: V.1-18. Text. --
v. 19-20 Plates.

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