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ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA ...
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On January 1, 1818, will be published, (to be continued regularly, at least every three months) vol. I. part I. of the Encyclopædia metropolitana, or universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan; comprising the two-fold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement: with appropriate and entirely new engravings.
[London]: Samuel Curtis, printer, Camberwell Press, [1817?].
8 p. ; 25.5 cm. (4°)

Drop-head title. Watermark date: 1813. The Encyclopædia, which was promised in 25 volumes (including one volume of index), was to be 'printed for Rest Fenner, (late Gale and Fenner), 23, Paternoster Row' and issued in fifty parts, price one guinea per part in boards. Each part was to contain 'on the average Twelve Engravings' and 'a few Copies will be printed on super royal paper, with proof impressions of the plates, price Two Guineas in boards.' No copy of the published work is in Soane's library.

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