A Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art: Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use. W. T. BRANDE, Joseph Cauvin.

A Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art: Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1845. Third edition. Octavo (25cm). Modern brown cloth, with original red spine label, all edges marbled; brown endpapers; [iv], 1352pp; in-text wood engravings. Nineteenth-century bookplate of Connecticut school principal T. W. T. Curtis; twenty-first-century bookplate of noted zoologist James G. Mead. Straight and sound, but rebound, rubbed, foxed, and lacking front free endpaper: Good.

Previously published in London (1842) and in two volumes in New York (1843). VANCIL, Catalog of Dictionaries, Word Books, and Philological Texts, 1440-1900, p.33.

Price: $100.00

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