The complete 25 Volume set of the 9th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica on
DVD ROM. Originally published from 1875 to 1889, the 9th edition is often
referred to as a high point of scholarship, or the scholar edition. It has
been critically acclaimed as the most scholarly edition of Britannica.
Print volumes are increasingly difficult to find, get it here on DVD and keep it
Britannica is the oldest English language encyclopedia that is
still in print. Originally published starting in 1768 in Edinburgh, it
quickly grew in popularity and size. The 3rd edition in 1801 reached 20
volumes. The rising stature of Britannica helped recruit eminent scholars
as contributors. The 9th edition is regarded as a landmark encyclopedia
for scholarship and literary style.
This DVD ROM disk contains the entire 24 Volumes, plus 1 index Volume,
all in pdf format, about
22,000 pages total! Stick it on your laptop, and have plenty of leisurely
reading to do on your next plane ride!
You will need Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher to read the files on this disk
(included on the disk).
Note: This is a DVD-ROM
disc, not a CD! There is simply too much information here to
put on a CD. There's almost 4 GIGABYTES (that's 4,000 megabytes) of
data here. Twenty Two Thousand pages of this historic text
in pdf format.
This encyclopedia was first published over 125
years ago. Print volumes are increasingly difficult to
find. And if you were to find one, expect to pay!
And then, do you really want to flip through the pages of a
collector's encyclopedia and lower its value? With this
DVD-ROM disk, you can pop it in your laptop on a plane and read
along as much as you like. With 22,000 pages, I doubt
you'll ever get to it all! But, for those individuals
looking to do research on the ideas and beliefs of the 19th
century, there is no better source than the 9th edition of the
All books are in PDF format on a custom DVD
delivered to your door. You can print out as many copies
as you need on your home printer. You will need a free
copy of Adobe Reader that you can download for free online,
but it is also included on this disk for your convenience.