Posted by: bluesyemre | March 14, 2012

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses

A set of the Encyclopaedia Britannica on the shelves of the New York Public Library.
  • After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print. Those coolly authoritative, gold-lettered reference books that were once sold door-to-door by a fleet of traveling salesmen and displayed as proud fixtures in American homes will be discontinued, company executives said.

http://nyti.ms/A5Uys4 


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