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Dobson's "Encyclopaedia"
The Publisher, Text, and Publication of America's First Britannica, 1789-1803

Robert D. Arner

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 illus.
Cloth 1991 | ISBN 9780812230925 | $79.95s | Outside the Americas £64.00
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512800098 | Buy from Combined Academic Publishers £64.00
An Anniversary Collection volume

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.

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