Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves.

By: Harris, John.

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Folio. Two volumes. Unpaginated. I: [926]pp.; II: [626], 44, [10], 120, [62]pp. I: []1, a4-b24, c1, B4-Z4, Aa4-Hh4, aaa4-Zzz4, 5A4-5Z4, 6A4-6Z4, 7A4-7N4, 7O4; II: [a] 2, b4, *2- ***2, B4, C1, a2-t2, C2, D4-P4, Q2, Aaa4-Ooo4, Ppp2, Qqq4-Sss4, Ttt2, *Vvv2, Uuu4-Xxx4, Yyy2, 5A4-5Z4, 7A4-7G4, 7H2, A2-N4, O1, A2-Z2, Aa2-Bb2, C2-D2, Ee2-Gg2, C1, D2, a2-m2, n1. First edition. Printed in double columns. Contemporary Cambridge panel-style bindings, rebacked and repaired. With an engraved portrait by G.White after R. White in first state (Aetat Suae 37) and 7 plates (some folding) in volume I, and 7 engraved plates (some folding) in volume II. Sion College Library copy. Volume I with the inscription of Richard Roderick, one of the original subscribers, on the front pastedown. It reads: "Bibliotheca Sionensi D. D. Rich. Roderick. S. TP. Sti Mich: Bassishaw Lond. Rector 1706" With the Stamp of Sion College on the verso of the title-pages of both volumes. Richard Roderick was also President of Sion College. Volume II has bookplate of Edward Waple, Vicar of St. Sepulchre Church, London, dated 1712, also associated with Sion College. Overall, a very good copy with excellent provenance.

Title: Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves.

Author Name: Harris, John.

Categories: Eighteenth Century Books, Dictionaries/Language, Association Copies, Illustrated Books, Science,

Publisher: London: For D. Brown, T. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, T. Newborough, J. Nicholson, T. Benskin, B. Tooke, D.Midwinter, T. Leigh & F. Coggan, 1704-1710.:

Seller ID: 757

Keywords: Science, Dictionary