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HARRIS, John.

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    HARRIS, John. Lexicon Technicum:or, an Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences:

    London : 1704

    First edition. "John Harris, clergyman, mathematician, and (from 1709) secretary of the Royal Society, produced the first English encyclopaedia arranged in alphabetical order. He was the earliest lexicographer to distinguish between a word-book (dictionary, in modern parlance) and a subject-book (encyclopaedia proper), thereby overcoming the confusion... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 129763

  2. Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: or, a compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels:
    HARRIS, John. Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: or, a compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels:

    London : 1764

    Third edition, greatly expanded from the first edition which was published as a rival publication to Churchill's Voyages, the present edition contains the fine series of maps by Bowen (rather than the Moll maps of the 1705 edition), including a printing of Tasman's original map. The modern voyages include Middleton to Hudson Bay 1741-42; Bering to the... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 72801

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