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Lexicon technicum

Harris, J.

Lexicon technicum

explaining not only the terms of art but the arts themselves ; by J. Harris. Vol.1.

by Harris, J.

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Published by Brown, Goodwin and Walthoe .
Written in English


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Statementor, A universal English dictionary of arts and sciences :
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Lexicon Technicum: or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves was in many respects the first alphabetical encyclopedia written in English. Although the emphasis of the Lexicon Technicum was on mathematical subjects, its contents go beyond what would be called science or technology . Lexicon Technicum: or, an Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves. Engraved frontis. port. of Harris, 14 engraved plates (some folding, one with a short tear without loss) & numerous woodcut illus. in the text.

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Lexicon Technicum: Or, an Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not Only the Terms of art, but the Arts Themselve (Hardback or Cased Book) Harris, John Published by Gale Ecco, Print Editions 4/18/ (). He was the earliest lexicographer to distinguish between a Lexicon technicum book (dictionary, in modern parlance) and a subject-book (encyclopaedia proper), thereby overcoming the confusion which Isidore had introduced a thousand years earlier.

His Lexicon Technicum appears to be the first technical dictionary in any language. Other articles where Lexicon Technicum is discussed: encyclopaedia: Authorship: Isaac Newton, in compiling his Lexicon Technicum (; “Technical Lexicon”).

Johann Heinrich Zedler, in his Universal-Lexicon (–50), went further by enlisting the help of two general editors, supported by nine specialist editors, the result being a gigantic work of great accuracy.

Part of: Lexicon technicum, or, An universal English dictionary of arts and sciences CC0 — Creative Commons (CC0 ) This content is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). Of The Lexicon Technicum.

John Harris was an English writer, scientist, and Anglican priest. He is best known as the editor of the Lexicon Technicum: Or, A Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, the earliest of English encyclopaedias.

Lexicon technicum: or, an universal English dictionary of arts and sciences: Vol. By John Harris, The third edition. Volume 1 of 1Format: Paperback.

Lexicon technicum, or, An universal English dictionary of arts and sciences: explaining not only the terms of art, but the arts themselves The second edition. (2 volumes). by John Harris, John. London: Printed for Dan. Brown. Lexicon’s clockwork is excellent, too: The book succeeds largely through Barry’s skill in managing his reader and his plot, suspending disbelief by intercutting a pair of storylines until they inevitably intersect.

He always chooses immersion over exposition, letting his reader feel his way through the Chomskian mix of surveillance-society /5(). Genre/Form: Dictionaries Encyclopedias and dictionaries Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harris, John.

Lexicon technicum. Volume 2 of Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences: Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves, John Harris Author John Harris.

Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves was in many respects the first alphabetical encyclopaedia written in English. Although the emphasis of the Lexicon Technicum was on mathematical subjects, its contents go beyond what would be called science or technology.

Book Description. First published inthis volume examines two of Sir Francis Bacon’s civil essays, Sir Henry Wotton’s The Elements of Architecture and. Lexicon From Book Description: Lexicon is a brilliant thriller that explores language, power, identity, and our capacity to lovewhatever the cost.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write. Lexicon technicum: or, an universal English dictionary of arts and sciences. London: printed for Dan. Brown, Tim. Goodwin, John Walthoe [&c.], He was the first lexicographer to distinguish between a word-book (dictionary, in modern parlance) and a subject-book (encyclopaedia proper).

Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Volume 2 Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, John Harris Issue 28 of Sources of science: Author: John Harris: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Johnson Reprint Corporation, Original from: Indiana University: Digitized: Aug The Lexicon technicum apparently proved popular, as it was reprinted a number of times, the last issue appearing in "The first important modern scientific encyclopedia.

The many articles on technology provide particularly valuable primary material, while the author's access to Newton and others has been frequently emphasised. Technikum or Technicum may refer to. Technikum (Polish education) Tekhnikum, middle special education school in Soviet Union, Russia, and some other post-Soviet states; Technicum (German education) Technikum (Dunaújváros), a district of Dunaújváros, Hungary See also.

Lexicon Technicum; Lititz Watch Technicum. Get this from a library. Lexicon technicum, or, An universal English dictionary of arts and sciences: explaining not only the terms of art but the arts themselves. [John Harris; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)].

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Lexicon Technicum was a pioneering 18th century encyclopedic dictionary that was written and compiled by John Harris. It was the first book to arrange its topics in alphabetical order.— Excerpted from Lexicon Technicum on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

LEXICON TECHNICUM Or, An UNIVERSAL English Dictionary OF ARTS and SCIENCES: EXPLAINING Not Only the TERMS of ART, but the ARTS Themselves.

VOL. II BY JOHN HARRIS, D.D. late Secretary to the Royal Society and Chaplain to the Lord High Chancellor of GREAT BRITAIN. The SECOND EDITION. LONDON.