The new royal encyclopaedia; or, complete modern universal dictionary of arts and sciences

On a new and improved plan. In which all the respective sciences, are arranged into complete systems, and the arts digested into distinct treatises, and philosophical subjects introduced in detached dissertations. Also, the separate parts of knowledge alphabetically arranged, and copiously explained, according to the best authorities. Containing a copious digest and display of the whole theory and practice of the liberal and mechanical arts. Comprising a general repository of ancient and modern literature, from the earliest ages down to the present time. Containing all the new improvements and latest discoveries made in the arts and sciences, particularly in acoustics, aerology, aerostation, agriculture, algebra, anatomy, annuities, architecture, arithmetic, astronomy, belles-lettres, book-keeping, botany, brewing, catoptrics, chemistry, chronology, commerce, comparative anatomy, conchology, conics, cosmography, criticism, dialling, dioptrics, distillation, drawing, dyeing, electricity, engineering, engraving, entomology, ethics, farriery, fencing, financing, fluxions, fortification, fossilogy, gardening, gauging, geography, geometry, grammar, gunnery, handicrafts, heraldry, history, husbandry, hydraulics, hydrography, hydrostatics, ichtyology, laws, logic, magnetism, mammalia, maritime affairs, mathematics, mechanics, medicine, mensuration, merchandise, metaphysics, military matters, mineralogy, modelling, midwifery, music, mythology, navigation, natural history, naval affairs, optics, oratory, ornithology, painting, perspective, pharmacy, philosophy, physic, physiology, phytology, pneumatics, poetry, projectiles, rhetoric, rites, sculpture, stenography, surgery, surveying, tactics, theology, trade, trigonometry, vegetation, zoology, &c. Including all the material Information that is contained in Chamber's Cyclopaedia, the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the French Encyclopedie. By introducing and incorporating complete systems on the sciences, and distinct treatises on the respective arts, this work comprises, independent of the alphabetical arrangement, a general circle of science; and forms the most comprehensive library of universal knowledge, that was ever published in the english language. The whole entirely freed from the errors, obscurities, and superstuities of other dictionaries
Hrsg. v. William Henry HallThomas Augustus Lloyd
The second edition. Revised, corrected, and considerably enlarged
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