1812 Imperial Encyclopedia Science Astronomy Geography MAPS Illustrated Botany

JOHNSON, William Moore

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“I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.”

― Samuel Johnson

 

William Moore Johnson’s ‘Imperial Encyclopedia’ is one of the most thorough 19th-century encyclopedias and covers a wide variety of topics from navigation and naval tactics, astronomy discoveries, electricity and galvanism, medicine and anatomy, economics, views of world powers and world leaders, poetry, and mythology.

 

This rare 1812 first edition features all accounted for illustrations including incredible maps of Asia, Africa, North and South America, Egypt, Russia, England, Ireland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Portugal, and engraved views of human anatomy, birds, animals, and heraldry! A fascinating set!

$950.00

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1812 Imperial Encyclopedia Science Astronomy Geography MAPS Illustrated Botany

 

“I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.”

― Samuel Johnson

 

William Moore Johnson’s ‘Imperial Encyclopedia’ is one of the most thorough 19th-century encyclopedias and covers a wide variety of topics from navigation and naval tactics, astronomy discoveries, electricity and galvanism, medicine and anatomy, economics, views of world powers and world leaders, poetry, and mythology.

 

This rare 1812 first edition features all accounted for illustrations including incredible maps of Asia, Africa, North and South America, Egypt, Russia, England, Ireland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Portugal, and engraved views of human anatomy, birds, animals, and heraldry! A fascinating set!

 

Item number: #2741

Price: $950

 

JOHNSON, William Moore

 

The Imperial encyclopaedia, or, Dictionary of the sciences and arts; comprehending also the whole circle of miscellaneous literature. In this work all the sciences are digested in a systematic form ….

 

London. Printed by and for J. and J. Cunder, [1812]. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes
    • Vol 1 – [2], xiv, [2], 878, [2]
    • Vol 2 – 722
    • Vol 3 – [2], 699, [1]
    • Vol 4 – [2], 896
    • 212 engravings throughout
      • 8 leaves of portraits
      • 21 maps
      • 183 full-page plates
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~10.75in X 9in X 3in (27cm x 22.5cm x 8cm)

 

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2741

Categories

Natural History

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Mathematics & Physics

Medicine & Science

Authors

JOHNSON, William Moore

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete