Who published the first encyclopedia?

Answer Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23 to 79) is credited with the creation of the first encyclopedia, "Naturalis Historia," or "Natural History." This book was published in 10 volumes in A.D. 77, with an update... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Who published the first encyclopedia

What year was the Encyclopedia Britannica first published?

The first Encyclopedia Britannica series began publication in 1768. The entire edition was not completed until 1771, even though it consisted of only three volumes. The first Encyclopedia Britannic... Read More »

Who published the Encyclopedia Britannica?

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., is an international company based in Chicago that publishes Encyclopedia Britannica in English and 12 other languages. Beginning in 1868, a printer, Colin MacFarquha... Read More »

Who published the Encyclopedia Americana?

The Encyclopedia Americana, the first general encyclopedia to be published in the United States of America, was first published by Carey, Lea & Carey of Philadelphia between 1829 and 1833. The auth... Read More »

Who published Encyclopedia Britannica?

In Edinburgh, Scotland, Colin Macfarquhar and Andrew Bell published Encyclopedia Britannica's first edition (1768-1771). Thomas Dobson published a pirated version in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in ... Read More »