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SCIENCE, ART, LITERATURE, AND PRACTICAL MECHANICS,

COMPRISING A

POPULAR VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE.

ILLUSTRATED BY

NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS, A GENERAL ATLAS,

AND APPROPRIATE DIAGRAMS.

Sic oportet ad librum, presertim misce.lanei generis, legendum accedere lectorem, ut solet ad convivium convisa civilis
Coovivator annititur omnibus satisfacere; et cameo si quid apponitur, quod hujus aut illius palato non respondeat, et hic et ile

Erasmus.
urbane disalmulant, et alia fercula probant, ne quid contristent conviratorena.

A reaaer snould sit aown to a book, especially of the miscellaneous kind, as a well-behared visitor does to a banquet. The
master of the least exerts himself to satisfy his guests; but it, after all his care and pains, something should appear on the table
that does not suit this or that person's taste. they politely pass it over without notice, and commend other dishes, that they inay not
Jistreso a kind hoste

Translation.

BY THE ORIGINAL EDITOR OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA,

ASSISTED BY EMINENT PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER GENTLEMEN.

IN TWENTY-TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. V.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE;

SOLD BY N. HAILES, PICCADILLY ; E. WILSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE; J. MASON, CITY ROAD ;

BOWDERY & KERBY, OXFORD STREET :
GRIFFIN & CO. GLASGOW: J. CUMMING, DUBLIN: M. BAUDRY, PARIS : F. FLEISCHER, LEIPSIC:

AND WHIPPLE & LAWRENCE, SALEM, NORTH AMERICA.

1829.

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