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Stefano Mirtis

Blueberries
Bye Bye
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Encyclopdia Britannica
-printed version-
The Encyclopdia Britannica (Latin for "British
Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopdia
Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-
language Encyclopaedia. It is written and
continuously updated by about 100 full-time
editors and more than 4,400 contributors. It is
regarded as one of the most scholarly of
encyclopaedias.
Here: Title page of the first edition of the
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Encyclopdia Britannica
-printed version-
The Britannica is the oldest English-language
encyclopaedia still being produced. It was first
published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, UK
as three volumes. The encyclopaedia grew in size;
by its fourth edition (18011809) it had expanded
to a well-known 20-volume set. Its rising stature
helped recruit eminent contributors, and the 9th
edition (18751889) and the 11th edition (1911)
are landmark
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encyclopaedias for scholarship and literary style.
Here: "Display Ad 51 -- No Title Boston Daily Globe
(1872/1960); Jan 25, 1903; ProQuest Historical
Newspapers Boston Globe (1872/1923)
-printed version-
Beginning with the 11th edition, the Britannica
shortened and simplified articles to broaden its
appeal in the North American market. In 1933, the
Britannica became the first encyclopaedia to
adopt "continuous revision", in which the
encyclopaedia is continually reprinted and every
article updated on a schedule.
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Here: Scientific figures showing several trematode
platyhelminthes including Schistostomum
(Bilharzia), Leucochloridium, and Bucephalus
polymorphus. From Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911
-printed version-
In March 2012, Encyclopdia Britannica, Inc.
announced it would no longer publish its printed
editions, instead focusing on its online version,
Encyclopdia Britannica Online. Its final print
edition was in 2010, a 32-volume set.
Here: U.S. advertisement for the 11th edition from
the May 1913 issue of National Geographic
Magazine.
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Encyclopdia Britannica
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Here the link to the on-line version of
Encyclopedia Britannica: http://www.britannica.
com/
Here the link to the scanned version of the famous
eleventh edition of the Britannica (1911): http:
//www.1911encyclopedia.org/Main_Page
And here an article from New York Times on the
Britannica going out of print: http://www.
nytimes.com/.../o-britannica-a-print-reference...