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Ephraim Chambers
Cyclopaedia, 1728

Via Morbid Anatomy, some beautiful detail images from Ephraim Chambers’ Cyclopaedia:

Cyclopaedia: or, A Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (folio, 2 vols.) was an encyclopedia published by Ephraim Chambers in London in 1728, and reprinted in numerous editions in the 18th century. The Cyclopaedia was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English. (source: Wikipedia

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