Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana, Vol. 1

Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana, Vol. 1 : A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (Ninth Edition) and to All Other Encyclopaedias (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana, Vol. 1: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (Ninth Edition) And to All Other Encyclopaedias It is not to displace these and similar works of high value that the Encvcnoramu americana has been undertaken. Its aim is to complete them for the use of the reader of the present time. It essays to present to him, in a form worthy of comparison with the best of the extended and elaborate works, such additional matter, and especially such American articles, as will make any of them more satisfactory and more serviceable, supplying for him what they, designedly or otherwise, have omitted, and adding what has come into view by the lapse of time since they led. The press. 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 | 782 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 40mm | 1,025g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024303363X
  • 9780243033638