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Biblioteca Eng.º Guedes Rodrigues

CYCLOPAEDIA or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. London. 1788.

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CYCLOPAEDIA or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Containing an explanation of the terms, and an account of the several subjects, in the liberal and mechanical ats, and sciences human and divine. Intended as a course of ancient and modern learning by E. Chambers. With a supplement and modern improvements incorporated in one alphabet by Abraham Rees. Volume the Fifth containing the Addenda, Index, Arrangement of the Plates, and the Plates. London: Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington, A. Hamilton, T. Payne and Son, et allia, 1788.

[52] ff., 151 grav.: il.; 450 mm.

Only the volume of prints of this important encyclopedia which, in this edition, is made up of 5 volumes in total, the first four of text and the last of prints. With engravings on themes such as medicine, anatomy, surgery, fauna, flora, architecture, astronomy, etc. Rare.