THE NEW ROYAL CYCLOPAEDIA, And ENCYCLOPAEDIA; OR, COMPLETE MODERN AND UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES: On an ENTIRE NEW and IMPROVED PLAN, AND INCLUDING ALL THE Modern Improvements and Latest Discoveries on the Various Subjects. CONTAINING A NEW, FULL ... DIGEST AND DISPLAY OF THE WHOLE Theory Anc Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts; ALSO THE WHOLE CIRCLE OF THE SCIENCES, HUMAN AND DIVINE. WHEREIN ALL THE RESPECTIVE SCIENCES ARE PROPERLY ARRANGED Into GENERAL and COMPLETE SYSTEMS, AND THE ARTS DIGESTED INTO DISTINCT TREATISES; LIKEWISE ALL THE VARIOUS DETACHED PARTS OF KNOWLEDGE, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED, CRITICALLY ILLUSTRATED, and Very COPIOUSLY EXPLAINED, in the Most CLEAR and SATISFACTORY MANNER, ACCORDING TO THE BEST AND MOST RESPECTABLE AUTHORITIES. Comprising a ... Course of ANCIENT and MODERN LITERATURE, From the Very Earliest Ages of the World, Down to the Present Time. Including All the Latest DISCOVERIES and Newest IMPROVEMENTS Made in the Various Branches of the ARTS and SCIENCES, PARTICULARLY IN Acoustics ... Zoology, &c. &c. &c. The Whole Entirely Freed from the Many Errors, Obscurities, and Superfluities of Other Works of the Kind. By Adopting this New and Improved Plan, this Work Includes a Complete Circle of the ARTS and SCIENCES; and Forms a More METHODICAL, INTELLIGENT, and COMPLETE REPOSITORY of GENERAL and UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, Than Any Other Encyclopaedia ... in the English Language. Illustrated with UPWARDS of 150 Very Large Superb COPPER-PLATES ... IN THEREE LARGE WOLUMES.

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