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1st January, 1821.
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The Encyclopædia Britannica forms a Dictionary
The Sixth EDITION, now offered to the Public, has received a variety of corrections and improvements. In the Historical Articles, the narrative has been continued, so as to embrace all the most Memorable Events which have occurred down to the present time. The Geographical and Statistical Articles have been adapted to the late Political Arrangements, and amended by incorporating the new information furnished by recent Travellers, and references have been made to the new Articles in the SUPPLEMENT, now in course of publication ;
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This Half Volume is enriched with the following Articles and Treatises, contributed by John Allen Esq., John BARROW Esq., Jean Baptiste Biot, Member of the Royal Institute of France, William Jacob Esq., James Ivory Esq., James Mill Esq., DAVID RICARDO Esq. M. P., and other well known writers; viz.
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In Geography, Statistics, and History.-France-GermanyGranada, New-Great Britain-Greece-Guatimala–GuianaHanover-Heligoland-Herculaneum-Himalaya Mountains.
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In Arts and Sciences.-Equations — Fluids (Elevation of, in Capillary Tubes)— Food (Selection, Preservation, and Preparation of)—Galvanism-Gas Lights-Horticulture.
In Politics and Political Economy.-Funding System-Government.
This Work will be completed in Six Volumes. Volume V. Part I.
containing the Second Part of Mr STEWART's Dissertation, is in great forwardness, and will be published early in 1821,
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