Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems. The History, Theory, Adn Practice, of Each, According to the LatestDiscoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knoweledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, [et]c. Including Elucidations of the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains, Seas, Rivers, [et]c. Throughout the World; A General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms, and States; and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times