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Chambers's CYCLOPAEDIA - 1778 with Supplement by Abraham Rees

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers's Cyclopaedia 1778

Chambers, Ephraim (Rees, Abraham [supp.])

Cyclopaedia or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences - 4 vol set.

London Straham 1778-81. Heavily bumped and rubbed with some spine damage. Content mostly good but a few loose or damaged pages. Numerous full page b/w plates. 420mm x 270mm (17" x 11")

Condition report:
Overall : Worn covers containing good condition text and plates. Occasional light foxing/stains throughout all four volumes.

Volume 1
Covers: Bumped and rubbed . Head and heel of spine slightly worn, but generally good. Small signs of worm (extinct). Corners of boards are worn, but edges are in good condition.
Content: Mostly good. Fep frail, some pull out diagrams have tears. Towards the back, there are creases in pages and worm (extinct) at edges.
Plates: 1 frontis + 5 plates present (3 of which are miscreased; and 1 of these is damaged and torn).

Volume 2
Covers: Bumped and rubbed. Head and heel of spine slightly worn . Crack along edge of spine. Spine title strip partly missing. Corners of boards are worn but edges in good condition. Signs of edge wear on back board.
Content: Mostly good. Fep missing. Some worm (extinct) at edges of front pages. Some pull out diagrams are loose and have tears. Ffep missing. Bookplate partly torn.
Plates: 33 present (including 1 damaged and miscreased fold-out plate).

Volume 3
Covers: Heavily bumped and rubbed with some spine damage. Cracks along edges of spine. Boards loosening. Corner of spine title strip partly missing. Corners of boards and edges are worn.
Content: Mostly good. Bottom spine opening up due to spine damage . Some pull out diagrams are loose and have tears. Rear endpaper missing.
Plates: 25 present (the last 6 of these have miscreased lower corners, which impinge).

Volume 4
Covers: Heavily bumped and rubbed with some spine damage. Cracks along edges of spine. Boards loosening. Corner of spine title strip partly missing. Corners of boards and edges are worn.
Content: Mostly good. Some pull out diagrams are loose and have tears. Endpapers missing. Title page and first text page miscreased and detached.
Plates: 74 present (the last 5 of these plates are miscreased).

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