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(Encyclopędia Britannica).

ENCYCLOPĘDIA BRITANNICA;

Or, a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, compiled upon a new plan. In which The different Sciences and Arts are digested into distinct Treatises or Systems; And The various Technical Terms, &c. are explained as they occur in the order of the Alphabet. By a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. ... N.d. c.[1979].
Facsimile reprint of Edinburgh 1771. Ed. 3 vols. 4to. 160 ills. from copperplates originally engraved by Andrew Bell. Light browning and spotting as issued, very good in modern simulated 18th century leather with raised bands and leather title labels to spines. The first edition of the Encyclopędia Britannica was issued serially in sections from 1768 to 1771.
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