See also:English encyclopaedist, was
See also:born at Kendal, Westmorland, in the latter
See also:part of the 17th century . He was apprenticed to a globe-maker in
See also:London, but having conceived the plan of his Cyclopaedia, or Universal
See also:Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, he devoted himself entirely to it . The first edition appeared by subscription in 1728, in two vols. fol., and dedicated to the
See also:king (see
See also:ENCYCLOPAEDIA) . The Encyclopedie of
See also:Diderot and d'
See also:Alembert owed its inception to a French
See also:translation of
See also:work . In addition to the Cyclopaedia, Chambers wrote for the
See also:Magazine (1735-1736), and translated the
See also:History and
See also:Memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at
See also:Paris (1742), and the Practice of Perspective from the French of
See also:Jean Dubreuil . He died on the 15th of May 1740 .
CHAMBERS (the Fr. chambre, from Lat. camera, a room...
GEORGE CHAMBERS (1803-1840)
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