Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Juan Andres

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ANDRES, Juan (1740-1817), an erudite Jesuit, born in Valencia, and some time professor of literature in the university of Gandia. He is the author of a great number of treatises on science, music, the art of teaching the deaf and dumb, &c. But his chief work, the labour of fully twenty years, is one in 7 vols. 4to., entitled Dell Origine r dei Progressi, e dello Stato attuale d ogni Letteratura, where a great deal of information is accumulated. (Sea Hallam s Lit. of Eur. and Sismondi s Lit. of S. Europe, vol. i.)