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Chambers Ephraim
Cyclopædia: or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences : containing an explication of the terms, and an account of the things signified thereby, in the several arts. [ 4 Volumes. With Supplements ]
London : printed for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, J. , 1751. London: London : printed for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, J. Shuckburgh, A. Millar, J. and J. Rivington, J. Ward, M. Senex, and the executors of J. Darby MDCCLI-MDCCLII, 1751. Complete in 2 volumes, plus additional 2 volume supplement. Books measure 16 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Printed 1751-1753. Volumes 1 & 2, have 10 folding plates, 1 folding specimen, 11 single page engraved plates. supplement volumes have 12 folding plates. Engraved plates appear to be complete, as other copies, but no index to check. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments, leather title labels. Calf rubbed, scuffed, hinge joints cracked, all boards holding but tender, head and tails rubbed with wear loss. Generally a attractive set in period bindings. Internally, a couple of blank endpapers detached, some light browing, some plates creased. Pages and plates in good condition. A nice set. . Seventh Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Bookseller: George Jeffery Books [HERTFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom]
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