Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition of their Principles and Practice
Bayle's Dictionary: Historical and Critical: by Peter Bayle, the Second Edition, to which is Prefixed, the Life of the Author.
Revised, Corrected and Enlarged, by Pierre Desmaizeaux, Fellow of the Royal Society
September 09, 1999
Andrew Ure (1778-1857), Scottish chemist, scientific writer and professor at the University of Glasgow, was an enthusiast of the new manufacturing systems that were emerging in the nineteenth century.His Dictionary is a well-known and much-used work, which went to several editions. This, a reprint...
March 11, 1999
This reference work is a reprint of the 1694 translation of Moreri's classic reference work (originally published in 1674 in French). The two volumes contain a mixture of histiographical, geographical and poetical information. They chronicle the lives and actions of celebrated people from the time...
July 10, 1997
Bayle's Dictionary is one of the best known and most influential works of the eighteenth century. Banned in Catholic France on first publication in 1697 it became a bestseller and ran into several editions and translations. Its merciless scientific and philosophical enquiring challenged all...
December 19, 1996
The Encyclopaedia Britannica was the first English-language compendium to be called an encyclopaedia. It was compiled on a completely new plan, alphabetically arranged, combining easy reference to individual items, terms and minor topics, pioneering a new way to organize and disseminate learning....
James Mason, John Timbs, Charles W. Vincent
September 05, 1996
First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
December 21, 1995
The Bibliotheca Britannica is one of the most remarkable examples of bibliographical scholarship in the English Language. This scarce work of reference continues to be an invaluable resource for scholars and librarians who wish to identify early printed materials covering a wide range of...