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Dobson's Encyclopaedia: The Publisher, Text, and Publication of America's First Britannica, 1789-1803
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication Date: 1991-10-01
Number of pages: 320
This is the first study of the life and career of Thomas Dobson, arguably the most prominent American printer, publisher, and bookseller between the years 1785 and 1822, whose accomplishments included publication of the first American edition of the Hebrew Bible, and the first American edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.