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J. Haddon, Priuter, Castle Street, London.

THE

LONDON ENCYCLOPÆDIA,

OR

UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY

OF

SCIENCE, ART, LITERATURE, AND PRACTICAL MECHANICS,

COMPRISING A

POPULAR VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE.

ILLUSTRATED BY

NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS, A GENERAL ATLAS,

AND APPROPRIATE DIAGRAMS.

Sic oportet ar librum, presertim miscellanei generis, legendum accedere lectorem, ut solet ad conviviuni conviva ciniis.
Cravator koniditar omnibus satisíacere; ei tamen si quid apponitur, quod hujus aut illius palato nos respondeat, et hic et ille
urbane dissimulant, et alia fercula probant, ne quid contristeni convivatorem.

Erasmus.
A reader should sit down to a book, especially of the miscellaneous kind, as a well-behaved visitor does to a banquet.
master of the feast exerts himself to satisfy his guests ; but if, after all his care and pains, something should appear on the tabie
that does not suit this or that person's taste, they polite iv pass it over wich aut notice, and commend other dishes, that they may not
distress a kind host.

Traaslalou.

BY THE ORIGINAL EDITOR OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA,

ASSISTED BY EMINENT PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER GENTLEMEN.

IN TWENTY-TWO VOLUMES

VOL. XVI.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE;
SOLD BY N. HAILES, PICCADILLY ; E. WILSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE ; J. MASON, CITY ROAD);

BOWDERY & KERBY, OXFORD STREET :
GRIFFIN & CO. GLASGOW: J. CUMMING, DUBLIN : M. BAUDRY, PARIS: F. FLEISCHER, LEIPSIC:
AND WHIPPLE & LAWRENCE, SALEM, NORTH AMERICA

1829.

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