Cyclopaedia by Ephraim Chambers:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
The Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences was one of the first encyclopedias published in English. Its subtitle (in the eighteenth century style) is quite descriptive:
Cyclopaedia, or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Containing the Definitions of the Terms, and Accounts of the Things Signify'd Thereby, in the Several Arts, both Liberal and Mechanical, and the Several Sciences, Human and Divine: the Figures, Kinds, Properties, Productions, Preparations, and Uses, of Things Natural and Artificial; the Rise, Progress, and State of Things Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, and Commercial: with the Several Systems, Sects, Opinions, etc; among Philosophers, Divines, Mathematicians, Physicians, Antiquaries, Criticks, etc.: The Whole Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning.
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re: Larry Niven
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re: Harl Vincent
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re: Robert Heinlein
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re: Philip K. Dick
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re: Neal Stephenson
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re: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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re: Gene Roddenberry
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re: Douglas Adams
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re: Philip K. Dick
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