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Author Name    Willich, A. F. M.; Mease, James

Title   The Domestic Encyclopaedia; or, a Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge. Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements. Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts.

Binding   Hardcover

Edition   First US Edition

Publisher   Philadelphia Published by William Young Birch, and Abraham Small 1803

Seller ID   275

In five volumes. xv, 506pp; vii, 519pp; 516pp; vi, 516pp; viii, 476, 35pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements. Contemporaray full calf, red morocco labels lettered in gold on the spines. With five inserted plates in volume 1, nine in volume 2, five in volume 3, five in volume 4, seven in volume 5, and several in-text illustrations. Previous owners' names on front free endpapers. Lacks two plates in volume 1, fairly heavy edge wear and rubbing. Mild foxing and some faint stains to text blocks. A good set. Uncommon. ; Octavo

Price = 450.00 USD



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