Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending, Under One General Alphabetical Arrangement, all the Words and Substance of Every Kind of Dictionary Extant in the English Language. In which the Improved Departments of the Mechanical Arts, the Liberal Sciences, the Higher Mathematics, and the Several Branches of Polite Literature, are Selected from the Acts, Memoirs, and Transactions, of the Most Eminent Literary Societies, in Europe, Asia, and America
Compiled by John Wilkes, edited by John Jones
Issued in 24 volumes from 1796-1828
The majority of the fish engravings were engraved
by J. Pass and J. Chapman, mostly after paintings by M.E. Bloch
Original hand-coloured Copperplate Engravings over 200 years old.
Sheet size: approximately 8.25 x 5.125 inches
Please look at the enlargements for condition by clicking on the thumbnail images below.
The Sea Zebra, or striped Soal [Sole]
The Surmullet, The spotted Surmullet
The Torpedo, with the electric or galvanic organs displayed
The electrical Eel, The Leptocephalus, or Small-head