The New International Encyclopædia/Maunder, Samuel

MAUNDER, ma̤n′dẽr, Samuel (1785-1849). An English compiler, born in Devonshire. His first literary work was in connection with the Catechisms (1837-49), published by his brother-in-law and partner, William Pinnock, with whom he was associated also in the Literary Gazette of London. Among his numerous compilations are: The Little Lexicon (1825); Treasury of Knowledge (1830); Biographical Treasury (1838); Scientific and Literary Treasury (1841); Treasury of History (1844); Treasury of Natural History (1848); and the Treasury of Geography (1850)—most of which passed through many editions.