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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.
Delve into what it was like to live during the eighteenth century by reading the first-hand accounts of everyday people, including city dwellers and farmers, businessmen and bankers, artisans and merchants, artists and their patrons, politicians and their constituents. Original texts make the American, French, and Industrial revolutions vividly contemporary.
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Editor: Mark Akenside. Founded and published by Robert Dodsley. Issue title repeated as wrapper and volume title. Volume titlepages in red and black. With vignette of Orpheus being approached by his muse on cumulative title pages, and ornamental headpiece above caption title of each number. Number and date of issue from wrapper and first page of biweekly numbers; volume numbers given on cumulative title pages and on direction line of each issue.
London England]: printed for R obert]. Dodsley in Pall-mall, M.DCC.XLVI-M.DCC.XLVII. 1746-1747]. 39 v.; 8 ?p ?s(23 cm.)