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Supplement to the Encyclopedia or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature in Three Volumes

By: Dobson, Thomas, ed.

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1803

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26273

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. Volume 1: [4], [iii], iv-vi, 704, [4], with 26 plates; Volume 2: [vi], 734, [4], with 13 plates; Volume 3: [vi], 566, iv, [4], with 14 plates. Full leather with red and black spine labels with gilt text and decorations, four raised bands. Blue endpapers. Hand-laid paper. Supplement to the first American edition (unauthorized) of the Encyclopedia Britannia (aka: "Dobson's Encyclopædia," the first printed in the United States). Exquisitely rendered copperplate engravings by Joseph Bowes, Alexander Lawson, Henry W. Weston, Robert Scot, Benjamin Jones and John Draper... View more info