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Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

By: Frank A Kafker

2459 pages, 3 volume boxed set


Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56402 | ISBN: 0415149568
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With an introduction by Kafker,(FA). |The Encyclopaedia Britannica was the first English-language compendium to be called an encyclopaedia. It was compiled on a completely new plan, arranged alphabetically, combining easy reference to individual terms and minor topics, thus pioneering a new way to organise and disseminate learning. This milestone in the history of encyclopaedia-making was first issued in one hundred parts in less than three years.

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