Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Vol. 6

Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Vol. 6 : Enlarged and Improved (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Vol. 6: Enlarged and Improved In the ninth period, we find the invention, or at lealt the origin of letters, attributed to one Tfanghie, who received them from a divine tortoife that carried them on his ibell, 'and delivered them into the hands of Tfanghie. During this period alfo, mulic, mo ney, carriages, merchandife, commerce, &c. Were in vented. There are various calculations of the length of thefe 11' or periods. Some, make the time from Puan-ku to Confucius, who flouriihed about years before Chriit, to contain years others, fome, years; others, 5. And fome no lefs than years. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 856 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 43mm | 1,120g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
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  • 0243027621
  • 9780243027620