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The Family Cyclopaedia

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000309


  • Creation: 1859


Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 15

Physical Description



19.6 x 13.3 cm

original publication

The Family cyclopaedia: a complete treasury of useful information. 1859. London: Ward and Lock. OCLC Number: 504841058

General Note

Title page of “The Family Cyclopaedia: Being a complete treasury of useful information.” The center image is a spiderweb surrounded by putti holding various instruments, toys and animals.

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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