The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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The list of constellations ; Figure 4: Chinese Tunhuang manuscript, the oldest
existing portable star map, excluding astrolabes (c. AD 940). In the British
Museum (MS. Stein 3326). Actual width of portion Arabic names Designations of
faint and ...
A mechanical device can be used to make a flower open its petals to imitate
blooming or to make a figure walk. Some purely ... Known as jaquemarts or jacks,
these figures replaced live watchmen or bell ringers who had performed this task.
Figure 8: Game boards. (A) Dara. (B) Nine Men's Morris. (C) P'ang ho ch'i. (D) Mu
Torere. From R.C. Bell, Board and Table Games from Many Civilizations (two
volumes), Oxford University Press Kurna in Egypt (c. 1400 BC), into the steps at ...
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