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  1. Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines

    Containing a Clear Exposition of their Principles and Practice

    Edited by Robert Hunt

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    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...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Great Historical, Geographical and Poetical Dictionary

    Edited by Louis Moreri

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    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...

    Published March 11th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Bayle's Dictionary: Historical and Critical

    by Peter Bayle, the Second Edition, to which is Prefixed, the Life of the Author.<BR>Revised, Corrected and Enlarged, by Pierre Desmaizeaux, Fellow of the Royal Society

    By Peter Bayle

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    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...

    Published July 10th 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales


    Edited by J.H.F. Brabner

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    This is an authoritative source of detailed information about the cities, towns, villages and hamlets of England and Wales a century ago. Comprehensively researched over a number of years, the information consists of many thousands of entries compiled and evaluated by the relevant local authorities...

    Published April 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    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....

    Published December 19th 1996 by Routledge

  6. The Yearbook of Facts in Science and Art

    Primary Source Material on the Post-Industrial Revolution (1838-1880)

    Edited by James Mason, John Timbs, Charles W. Vincent

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Bibliotheca Britannica

    Edited by Robert Watt

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    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...

    Published December 21st 1995 by Routledge

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