A New Universal History of Arts and Sciences

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This image is from A New and Universal History of the Arts and Sciences, shewing their Origins, Progress, Theory, Use and Practice, and Exhibiting the Invention, Structure, Improvement, and Uses of the Most Considerable Instruments, Engines, and Machines. Both the image and the title of this 1759 book show the Enlightenment association of learning with progress.

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