The Minor Encyclopedia, being a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature. In four volumes. Thaddeus M. Harris, compiler, ason.
The Minor Encyclopedia, being a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature. In four volumes

Inscribed by Isaiah Thomas

The Minor Encyclopedia, being a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature. In four volumes.

Boston: Printed for West & Greenleaf … by Manning & Loring, Sept. 1803.

First edition. 4 vols. 12mo. Inscribed by Isaiah Thomas. Contemporary calf, with red leather spine labels and black leather volume numbers. Bindings a bit scuffed, head of volume 4 chipped; occasional foxing to textPrm/photo. American Imprints 4303. Item #300096

Inscribed by the publisher, historian of American printing, and co-founder of the American Antiquarian Society, Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831) on title-page of final volume:

“Presented by I. Thomas, Esq.to E.J. Knox, May 21st, 1821”

Harris (1768-1842) was the librarian at Harvard starting in 1781 and later an Unitrarian Minister in Dorcester. His son Thaddeus William also was Librarian at Harvard and famous Naturalist.

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