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      December 13, 2018

      Thursday   5:30 PM

      57 George IV Bridge
      Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of EH1 1EW

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      250 years of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

      250 years of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Edinburgh Bibliographical Society and The Library joint annual lecture by Professor Stephen Brown Thursday 13, December, 5:30pm Accidental authority: why the Encyclopaedia Britannica never should have succeeded - 10 December 2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of this iconic publication. In this lecture Professor Brown will discuss the origins of the Encyclopaedia under the editorship of William Smellie.

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