A first encyclopædia

with questions and exercises
  • 266 Pages
  • 1.95 MB
  • English
Nisbet , Welwyn (Herts.)
Children"s encyclopedias and dictiona
Statement[by] Walter D. Wright.
LC ClassificationsAG5 .W88 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 266 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5380094M
LC Control Number72396100

Encyclopaedia - Encyclopaedia - History of encyclopaedias: The first fragments of an encyclopaedia to have survived are the work of Speusippus (died / bce), a nephew of Plato’s. Speusippus conveyed his uncle’s ideas in a series of writings on natural history, mathematics, philosophy, and so forth.

Aristotle’s wide-ranging lectures at the Lyceum were equally influential, and he and. Meant for children aged 5 and up, My First Encyclopedia will pique kids' curiosity and stimulate their intellectual development.

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Very good first encyclopaedia for kids. My 6 years old daughter is thrilled with it as she asked for 'an information book!' and this fits the bill.

Nice photos and easy to read text for children age 6 to 10 in my /5(93). Brought this home along with a few other reference books for our first grader. Its a great first Encyclopedia for a young reader. I would recommend having something around the house like this for the younger elementary school children to encourage independent reading or to have short facts you can sit and read along with them thus encouraging them to have a love of reading to learn information/5.

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Condition: Good. Volume 3. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Re-bound by library. Black cloth on boards.

More than likely rebound. Gilt lettering on backstrip. Very slight signs of wear to edges and corners. Tightly bound. Patterned. In its first years, the Britannica 's main competitor was the general encyclopaedia of Ephraim Chambers and, soon thereafter, Rees's Cyclopædia and Coleridge's Encyclopædia Metropolitana.

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World Book was founded by Chicago publishers J. Hansen and John Bellow, who realized that existing encyclopedias were off-putting to young readers. Inthey enlisted the help of Michael Vincent O'Shea, a professor of education at the University of Wisconsin. The first edition of The World Book Encyclopedia was published (as simply The World Book) inby the Hanson-Roach-Fowler.

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For more than 2, years encyclopaedias have existed as summaries of extant scholarship in forms comprehensible to their readers. The word encyclopaedia is derived from the Greek enkyklios paideia.

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containing a digest and display of the whole theory and practice of the liberal and mechanical arts comprising a general repository of ancient and modern literature. including all the material information that is contained in Chamber's Cyclopedia, the Encyclopædia Britannica.

This is a First Edition of This Edition. The first of 8 volumes (we hold the complete set) of this encyclopaedia prepared under the general editorship of Mr George Sandeman, M.A.

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