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Britannica’s 250th Anniversary Collector’s Edition: Our Final Yearbook



Don't miss out on this rare opportunity and special collector’s edition! 

Encyclopædia Britannica, founded in 1768, has been serving knowledge seekers around the world for 250 years. To commemorate this milestone we're publishing the Encyclopædia Britannica Anniversary Edition: 250 Years of Excellence (1768-2018).

Designed both to complete your Britannica yearbook collection and to serve as an engaging stand-alone volume, this individually numbered, special collector’s publication is a rare compendium of knowledge, insights, and history and will be the last edition in the 80-year tradition of Britannica's distinguished yearbooks. The three sections of this book include:

    The three sections of this book include:

    • Evolving Knowledge: Enjoy some of our favorite entries from Britannica’s earliest editions, going back to 1768, when Britannica wondered whether “Callifornia” was an island.
    • Classic Voices: Enjoy the words of the great contributors who have written for Britannica over the centuries, including Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Alfred Hitchcock, and Arnold Palmer.
    • Issues of Today, Visions of Tomorrow: Recent U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and James Baker weigh in on the international scene; Martin Scorsese calls for greater film preservation; Monica Lewinsky discusses cyberbullying; Harvard’s Henry Louis Gates, Jr., tackles race relations, among many other contributors.  


    Interest Level: Grades 8-12

    Reading Level: Grade 10

    Lexile Level: 1330

    ISBN: 9781625136275 (Print)  9781625136374 (E-book)

    Copyright: ©2018

    Pages: 700+

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