The New Royal Cyclopaedia, And Enclopaedia; Or, Complete Modern and Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Vols. I - III

HOWARD, George Selby

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Title continues: "On An Entire New and Improved Plan, and Including All the Modern Improvements and Latest Discoveries on the Various Subjects. Containing A New, Full, Complete, General, Accurate, and Copious Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanic 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 Complete, Regular, and General Course of Ancient and Modern Literautre, From the very Earliest Ages of the World, down to the Present Time" etc. Various "Branches of the Arts and Sciences" listed from Acoustics to Zoology.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Alex. Hogg
  • Edition: New edition "in three large elegant volumes."
  • Date Published: nd
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    3 vols.: iv, vi, [1], 6-652; 655-1254; 1257-1804 p. 44 cm. 156 engraved plates + unnumbered map near p. 1031. Leather spines with paper covered boards. Boards scuffed, corners and edges worn. Vol. 3 spine is deteriorated and missing spine labels. Set is missing 12 plates. Vol. 3 ends at the word "Wood," suggesting some pages missing. Bookplates for Richard Jones, Llangollen, on front pastedowns and small ink signature on front free endpaper of vol. I. Some foxing and dampstains. Ink spots on edges of first few leaves of vol. 2. Vol. I front board loosening and large chip from front free endpaper.

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