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ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA;

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ARTS, SCIENCES, &c.

On a Plan entirely New:

By WHICH,

THE DIFFERENT SCIENCES AND ARTS

Are digested into the Form of Distinct
TRE A TI SE S OR S Y S T E M S,

COMPREHENDING

The HISTORY, THE OR Y, and PRACTICE, of each,

according to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements;

AND FULL EXPLANATIONS GIVEN OF THE

VARIOUS DETACHED PARTS OF KNOWLEDGE,

WHETHER

Relating to NATURAL and ARTIFICIAL Objects, or to Matters ECCLESIASTICAL,

Civil, MILITARY, COMMERCIAL, &c.

TOGETHER WITH

A DESCRIPTION of all the COUNTRIES, A GENERAL HISTORY, Ancient and Modern,
Cities, Principal MOUNTAINS, SEAS,

of the different EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, and
Rivers, &c. throughout the WORLD;
An Account of the LIVES of the most EMINENT Persons in every Nation,

from the earliest ages down to the present times.

STATES ;

AND

THE WHOLE COMPILED FROM THE WRITINGS OF THE BEST AUTHORS, IN SEVERAL LANGUAGES; THE MOST APPROVED DICTIONARIES,
AS WELL OF GENERAL SCIENCE AS OF PARTICULAR BRANCHES; THE TRANSACTIONS, JOURNALS, AND MEMOIRS, OF LEARNED
SOCIETIES, BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD; THE MS. LECTURES OF EMINENT PROFESSORS ON DIFFERENT SCIENCES;

AND A VARIETY OF ORIGINAL MATERIALS, FURNISHED BY AN EXTENSIVE CORRESPONDENCE.

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Printed for J. BALFOUR and Co. W. GORDON, J. BELL, J. Dickson, C. Elliot, W. CREECH,

J. M`CLIESH, A. Bell, J. Hutton, and C. MACFARQUHAR.

MDCCLXXVIII.

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