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The early Britannica (1768-1803)

The early Britannica (1768-1803)

the growth of an outstanding encyclopedia

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Published by Voltaire Foundation in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica,
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland.
    SeriesSVEC -- 2009:10, SVEC -- 2009:10.
    ContributionsKafker, Frank A., Loveland, Jeff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAE1 .E26 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23951392M
    ISBN 100729409813
    ISBN 109780729409810
    LC Control Number2009529599

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