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thick octavo 21.5 by 15 cms. 8.5 by 6 inches) The entries in this encyclopedia are focused on the arts and sciences. The text of 710 pages is illustrated with a frontispiece and 50 engraved plates. Sciences includes some of the natural sciences-botany, ornithology etc The binding is old, probably contemporary, black calf with a red lettering label and gilt bands-see photos. It's rare, especially when complete and in this nice condition. A sound, clean and complete copy in a pleasant old binding. Light scuffing to the spine head and corners, some plates lightly offset to the facing page, a few plates lightly shaved at head and with very minor foxing, frontispiece toned.
Title: The Portable Encyclopaedia: or A Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences...
Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1826
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 004310