(Britannica Store) Two hundred and thirty-five years ago ? before the United States of America was founded ? the world`s first three-volume Encyclopaedia Britannicawas published, establishing a tradition of comprehensiveness and authority in general knowledge that has remained unsurpassed ever since.

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See for yourself the first edition of one of the world`s most influential publications with this exact replica of the original, right down to the natural marks of age and watermarks on the pages. These three handsome volumes chart the sum total of human knowledge in 1768.

As an engrossing conversation piece, this set lends an air of prestige and beauty to any home or office library. If you love history or vintage books, you`ll find it difficult to put down the fascinating volumes of the Britannica First Edition Replica Set.

Product Details

  • Three complete volumes of the original 1768 Encyclop?dia Britannica, First Edition
  • Painstakingly exact facsimile reproductions of natural age marks and watermarks
  • Duplicate of the original binding, down to the cherished imperfections
  • Individual Volume Size: 10 1/2″ H x 2 1/2″-3″ W x 8 1/2″ D Overall Width: 7″