The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Volume 34 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster-Row, F. C. and J. Rivington, A. Strahan, Payne and Foss, Scatcherd and Letterman, J. Cuthell, Clarke and sons, Lackington Hughes Harding Mavor and Jones, J. and A. Arch, Cadell and Davies, S. Bagster, J. Mawman, James Black and son, Black Kingsbury Parbury and Allen, R. Scholey, J. Booth, J. Booker, Suttaby Evance and Fox, Baldwin Cradock and Joy, Sherwood Neely and Jones, R Saunders, Hurst Robinson and Company, J. Dickinson, J. Paterson, E. Whiteside, Wilson and sons, Brodie and Dowding., 1819 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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