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Creator:
Harris, John, 1667?-1719.
Title(s):

Lexicon technicum, or, An universal English dictionary of arts and sciences : explaining not only the terms of art, but the arts themselves / by John Harris ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Dan. Browne, Tim. Goodwin, John Walthoe, John Nicholson, Ben. Tooke, Dan. Midwinter, and Tho. Ward, 1710-1716.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., port. ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AE5 .H37+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates by John Sturt and George White; after Bernard Lens and Robert White.
Vol. 1 is 3rd ed., 1716.
Vol. 2 has imprint: Printed for Dan. Brown, Tim. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, Joh. Nicholson, Benj. Tooke, Dan. Midwinter, M. Atkins, and T. Ward, 1710.
"First alphabetical encyclopedia written in English."--cf. Encyclopedia britannica (under Encyclopedia)
Supplement published as: A supplement to Dr. Harris's Dictionary of arts and sciences.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Dictionaries.
Art -- Early works to 1800.
Atkins, M. -- Publisher.
Brown, Dan. -- Publisher.
Browne, Dan. -- Publisher.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Goodwin, Tim. -- Publisher.
Midwinter, Dan. -- Publisher.
Nicholson, John -- Publisher.
Science -- Dictionaries.
Science -- Early works to 1800.
Tooke, Ben. -- Publisher.
Waldo, Timothy, Sir -- Bookplate.
Walthoe, John -- Publisher.
Ward, Tho. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1710-1716.
Engravings -- 1710-1716.
Contributors:
Sturt, John, 1658-1730, engraver.
White, George, 1684?-1732, engraver.
Lens, Bernard, 1682-1740, ill.
White, Robert, 1645-1703, ill.
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