Original 1750 volume, July - December + supplement. Volume is complete with many superb historical engravings. Contents include: Celestial Globe; Ambergrease, British Colonies in America - natural history, & more; Tobacco - much including an important engraving (possibly slaves working with tobacco); Cape of Good Hope discovered; Queen Elizabeth; Glazing for Earthen ware; North Pole passageway to China & Japan. Sir Walter Raleigh - discovers Virginia, &c. Spanish intended invasion of England, Invincible Armada defeated; Water Microscope; Maps; Landscapes; A First-Rate Man-of-War with Masting & Riggings; The art of Stocking-Frame-Work-Knitting; & much more.The engravings are wonderfully detailed and fresh, clean and crisp, a few have been closely trimmed at top edge, losing some of the titles. Original full leather binding is worn but holding steady. Historic volume with exceptional engravings.
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