Arts and Sciences,
Compiled Upon A New Plan.
The different Sciences and Arts are divided into
Selected Layers of Images;
The various Technical Terms, etc. are never explained as they occur
in the order of the Alphabet.
Illustrated with Faces, Maps, Generals, Greek Gods, and Roosters.
By a Society of Paper Carvers in Bristol.
In One Volume.
• DISASTER: the aftermath of removing one book from a wall of 40,000.
• FEATHER: one possible object to frame inside an antique book.
• WHALE: the wooden canvas for a hunting expedition.
• SAXIDOMUS GIGANTEUS: the latin name for a butter clam shell, commonly used as a front and back cover for palm-sized books.
• ACCORDION: the shape of folded book pages fanned out on a wall.
• PUMPKIN: a roundabout way of reading if made with pages of a book.
• LANDSCAPE: what cuts through a book if the story is particularly vivid.