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THE

BRITISH ENCYCLOPEDIA,

or

DICTIONARY

ARTS AND SCIENCES;

comprising
AN ACCURATE AND POPULAR VIEW

of the present

IMPROVED STATE OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE.

BY WILLIAM NICHOLSON,

Author and Proprietor of the Philosophical Journal, and various other Chemical, Philosophical, and
Mathematical Works.

illustrated with
UPWARDS OF 15O ELEGANT ENGRAVINGS,

By

MEssRs. LO WRY AND SCOTT.

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VOL. V. N....R.

LONDON:

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VOL. W.

The Binder is requested to place the Plates in the following order, y taking care to make all the Plates face an eren Page, unless

otherwise directed.
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Aves X. opposite the article PAscAL.
— XI. opposite the article PENGUIN.
— XII. in the middle of Sheet M m.

ENToMoloGY III. at the end of Sheet H.

MACHINE for Bori Ng PIPEs, opposite the article PIRATE.
MAMMALIA XVII. opposite the article OUNce.
} — XVIII. in the middle of Sheet P p.
MiscellANIEs XII. in the middle of Sheet E e.
XIII. at the end of Sheet M m.

Observatory, opposite the article OBSIDIAN.
Optics I. and II. at the end of the article Optics.
ORGAN I. and II. at the end of Sheet E.
| ORYCTology I. in the middle of Sheet F.
II. at the end of Sheet F.

PAPER MILL, at the end of the article PAPER.

PARABola, in the middle of Sheet I.

PENTAGRAPH, at the end of Sheet L.

. PERAMBUL.AtoR, second leaf of Sheet M.
PERSPEctive, at the end of the article Perspective.
PLANETARIUM, in the middle of Sheet C c.
PNEU MATICs, opposite the article PNEUMoRA.
Presses, second leaf in H h.

Reflecting CIRCLE, opposite the article REFORMATION.
Rolli NG MILL, opposite the article Roman CAtholics.

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