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Ephraim Chambers Cyclopedia (Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century, Vol 2)

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Published by Scolar Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Architecture,
  • General encyclopaedias,
  • Reference works,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8621457M
    ISBN 101859280633
    ISBN 109781859280638

    In the s the best-selling book was the multi-volume Encyclopédie, edited by Jean d’Alembert and Denis Diderot. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: This massive compendium of knowledge actually got its start as a failed attempt at a French translation of Englishman Ephraim Chambers Cyclopedia in


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The two volumes cover an astonishing array of subjects, laid out in an alphabetical format familiar to us today. Ephraim Chambers Cyclopaedia.

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Very well repaired and hardcover 4 vol set. classic in a very nice condition that not so easy to find. Content generally very good but last two damaged pages of the first volume which is very well repaired. With full engraving title page. Without all the other plates.

"Cyclopædia, or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Containing the Definitions of the Terms, and Accounts of the. Cyclopaedia: Ephraim Chambers and the ‘best Book in the Universe’ On the 15th of May, a sixty year-old man died in an apartment in Francis Bacon’s old home: Canonbury House, Islington.

Ephraim Chambers’s passing was reported in the news but he had lived a relatively quiet life and his death was felt mainly by his friends. Ephraim Chambers’ acclaimed eighteenth-century classic, Cyclopaedia, or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences, in two volumes, appeared in The Supplement, also in two volumes, followed in Noteworthy features of this distinguished work, the first edition, include the use of cross-references; the Dedication to the King, George II, and the compiler’s “Plan of the Work,” within the prefatory.

Ephraim Chambers (q.v.) published his Cyclopaedia; or an Universal Dictionary of Art and Sciences, containing an Explication of the Terms and an Account of the Things Signified thereby in the several Arts, Liberal and Mechanical, and the several Sciences, Human and Divine, London,fol.

2 vols. The dedication to the king is dated Octo Cyclopædia, in full Cyclopædia; or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, two-volume, alphabetically arranged encyclopaedia compiled and edited by the English encyclopaedist Ephraim Chambers and first published in The illustrated work treated the arts and sciences; names of persons or places were not included.

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Ephraim Chambers Cyclopedia (Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century) (v. 2) by Terence M. Russell (). The same year, Ephraim Chambers was born in Kendal. Gifted but poor, he was apprenticed to a London mechanic, "but having formed ideas not at all reconcilable to manual labour he was removed from Author: Lucy Inglis.

Cyclopædia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences is an encyclopedia prepared by Ephraim Chambers and first published in ; six more editions appeared between and with a Supplement in The Cyclopædia was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English. The title page of the first edition summarizes the aims of the author: Cyclopædia: or, An.

Ephraim Chambers () One of the first general encyclopedias to be published in English, Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia (2 vols.

published inwith 2 supplement vols. in ) served as the primary inspiration for Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie which owed its inception to a French translation of Chambers' work begun in by John Mills and Gottfried Sellius. Non-fiction. Title page of Chambers' Cyclopaedia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences.

Ephraim Chambers (c – 15 May ) was an English writer and encyclopaedist, who is primarily known for producing the Cyclopaedia, or a Universal Dictionary of Arts and : c, Kendal, Westmorland, England.

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La subtitotlo de havigas resumon de la celoj de la aŭtoro. Dedicated in part to the CYCLOPAEDIA of Ephraim Chambers as well as the spin off publications and Encyclopaedias that evolved out of Chambers's original Cyclopaedia or Universal I plan to collect and amass all the available information as concerns the Cyclopaedia, it's publication and all the various editions, as well as presenting images of the plates, and printing devices.

In Natural and Physical Science a similar series is formed by the works, alike in their alphabetical arrangement, of HARRIS, EPHRAIM CHAMBERS, (the progenitor of the great French Encyclopedie. Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences was an encyclopedia published by Ephraim Chambers in London inand reprinted in numerous editions in the eighteenth century.

The Cyclopaedia was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English. Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (two volumes in folio) was an encyclopedia published by Ephraim Chambers in London inand reprinted in numerous editions in the eighteenth century.

The Cyclopaedia was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English. Yeo, Richard. "The Best Book in the Universe": Ephraim Chambers’ Cyclopedia.

In Encyclopædic Visions: Scientific Dictionaries and Enlightenment Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, (ISBN ) Yeo, Richard. Encyclopædic Visions: Scientific Dictionaries and Enlightenment Culture. Oxford: Cambridge University Press, Books: Ephraim Chambers's Cyclopaedia () as "the Best Book in the Universe" Richard Yeo Since the late twentieth century the caption "information age" has been a dominant characterization of Western and, increasingly, of global culture.

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The Cyclopaedia was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English. The subtitle gives a summary of the aims of the author.

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Ephraim Chambers 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 Arts, And The Sciences, Human And Divine: Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning.

Book Title: Johnson s Universal Cyclopedia Author: Charles Kendall Adams Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: NYPL Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

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Ephraim Chambers, (born c. Kendal, Westmorland, Eng.—diedLondon), British encyclopaedist whose work formed a basis for the 18th-century French Encyclopaedists.

The first edition of his Cyclopaedia; or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences appeared inand its success led to Chambers’ election to the Royal Society.

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The Cyclopaedia was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English. The subtitle gives a summary of the aims of the author. About this Item: W & R Chambers, Condition: Poor. Volumes 1, 2 and 3. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

Cyclopedia (Chambers) - Volume 1. by Ephraim Chambers. texts. Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences published by Ephraim Chambers in Volume 1 Topics: cyclopedia, encyclopedia.

Folkscanomy: Encyclopedias and Compendiums of Knowledge. 6, K. The entire encyclopedia book of life on earth in the. Ephraim Chambers (c – 15 May ) was an English writer and encyclopaedist, who is primarily known for producing the Cyclopaedia, or a Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences.

Ephraim Chambers’s first Cyclopedia of made almost identical claims in its title, followed the same format, and only marginally enlarged on the scope of Harris’s work.” (Bowles, 22–3) Chambers, too, used design in order to distinguish his Cyclopaedia brand from Harris’s, the difference between the two often reducing more to.

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cyclopedia also cyclopaedia (sī′klə-pē′dē-ə) n. An encyclopedia. [Short for encyclopedia.] cy′clope′dic (-dĭk) adj. cy′clope′dist (-dĭst) n. cyclopedia (ˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə) or cyclopaedia n (Journalism & Publishing) a less common word for encyclopedia ˌcycloˈpedic, ˌcycloˈpaedic adj ˌcycloˈpedist. Philipp Blom, Enlightening the World: Encyclopédie, The Book That Changed the Course of History (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ).

A bookseller named André-François Le Breton hired an Englishman named John Mills to translate Ephraim Chambers’ Cyclopedia from English into French in the early s. It turns out that Mills’ fluency in French was rather limited.

The “Cyclopædia” of Ephraim Chambers (2 vols. large fol., London, ) was also termed a general dictionary of the arts and sciences, and was the first work in which knowledge was subdivided under appropriate heads, which were placed in alphabetical order, and treated so as to exhibit at the same time a complete account of the various.