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The Myth of the Britannica, The Great Encyclopedia of the Western World, Reputation and Reality


Author/Editor: Harvey Einbinder
Year: 1964
Publisher: MacGibbon and Kee London
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Very Good
Book weight (kg): 0.6

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Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 390 pages. Related newspaper cuttings left laid in. The author’s own summary of his conclusion is “A once great and respected vehicle of learning has largely decayed and lost its essential purpose by becoming a commercial enterprise”. Condition: Dust jacket soiled and chipped, book sound, clean and bright.