A CONCISE AND COMPREHENSIVE DICTIONARY
OF GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
OVER 16,000 TERSE AND ORIGINAL ARTICLES ON NEARLY ALL SUBJECTS
DISCUSSED IN LARGER ENCYCLOPÆDIAS, AND SPECIALLY DEALING
WITH SUCH AS COME UNDER THE CATEGORIES
HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY, LITERATURE,
SCIENCE, AND ART
EDITED BY THE
REV. JAMES WOOD
EDITOR OF “NUTTALL'S STANDARD DICTIONARY” AND COMPILER OF THE
“DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS”
THE SIXTY-FIRST THOUSAND
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