The Encyclopedia Britannica was first published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland as three volumes. One hundred years later the landmark ninth edition (30 volumes) was printed and became known for its eminent contributors, scholarship, and literary style. This was the first edition to have the new American supplement, with articles written by Americans, and some beautiful fold out maps of important American cities. I have eleven of these maps; Baltimore, Boston, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, and St. Paul, and Washington, D.C. , which I posted below for you to see.
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