Cover: Ephraim Chambers: Cyclopaedia

Ephraim Chambers: Cyclopaedia

1st edition, 2 Vols., London 1728

(Archive of european Lexicography. 1: Encyclopedias; 2)

2,100 pages on 22 microfiches
1992, ISBN 3-89131-053-6

Silver (negative): EUR 144.–

«... Chambers is clearly the father of the modern encyclopaedia throughout the world. ... Chambers's Cyclopaedia is particularly remarkable for its elaborate system of cross-references, and for the broadening of Harris's coverage to include more of the humanities»

Robert Collison: Encyclopaedias: Their history throughout the ages.