Everything explained that is explainable : on the creation of the Encyclopedia Britannica's celebrated eleventh edition, 1910-1911 / Denis Boyles.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Westfield Washington PL - Westfield||031 Boyles (Text)||78292000357063||Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection||Available||-|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||031 BOYLES (Text)||33946003130916||New Books . 2nd Floor||Checked out||01/21/2017|
- ISBN: 9780307269171
- ISBN: 0307269175
- ISBN: 9780307389787
- ISBN: 0307389782
- Physical Description: xviii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2016.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| "The audacious, improbable tale of 20th century American hucksterism, outlandish daring, and vision that resurrected a dying Encyclopedia Britannica in collaboration with a floundering London Times, its astonishing success that changed publishing and that produced the Britannica's eleventh edition (published between 1910 and 1911), the most revered edition of English-language encyclopedias (all 44 million words), considered by many to be "the last great work of the age of reason" (Hans Koening, the New Yorker)"-- Provided by publisher.
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