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Encyclopædia Britannica, or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled upon a new plan : in which the different sciences and arts are digested into distinct treatises or systems ; and the various technical terms, &c. are explained as they occur in the order of the alphabet

Author: William Smellie; Society of Gentlemen in Scotland.; Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.], [1968-1971?]
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Smellie; Society of Gentlemen in Scotland.; Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
OCLC Number: 28524744
Notes: Imprint of the original: Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar and sold by Colin Macfarquhar, 1768-1771.
Facsimile edition, published by the Encyclopedia Britannica, 1968-1971 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Hardbound in brown faux-leather with gilt titles on spines. Facsimiles have simulated foxing inside, but this is to replicate their authentic look.
The original work was edited by William Smellie; issued in 100 parts beginning in 1768.
Pagination, vol 1: 697, [1] p.; v. 2: 1009, [2] p.; v. 3: 953, [1] p.
Pagination errors: v. 1, p. 454 misnumbered "546," (10 p.)--between p. 586 and 587; v.2: page numbers 175-176 repeated, numbering skips 311-410, page numbers 425-426 repeated, p. 534-536 misnumbered "554"-"556"; v. 3, numbers 281-282 skipped, p. 458 misnumbered "446," numbering skips 679-878, p. 945 misnumbered "955." Several plates misnumbered.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, music ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Encyclopedia Britannica, or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled upon a new plan
Dictionary of arts and sciences
Responsibility: by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland.

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