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(correct name from the actual cover)
[[Image:Chambers Cyclopaedia 1728.jpg|thumb|300px|[[Ephraim Chambers]] "Cyclopaedia" (1728)]]
[[Image:Table of Trigonometry, Cyclopaedia, Volume 2.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Table of [[Trigonometry]], 1728 ''Cyclopaedia'']]
'''''CyclopaediaCyclopædia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences''''' (two volumes in [[Book size|folio]]) was an [[encyclopedia]] published by [[Ephraim Chambers]] in [[London]] in 1728, and reprinted in numerous editions in the eighteenth century. The ''Cyclopaedia'' was one of the first general encyclopedias to be produced in English.
The 1728 subtitle gives a summary of the aims of the author:
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