Chamber's Encyclopedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People - Volume V

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Date Introduced
1881
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 10 in x 13 1/2 in x 3/4 in
Manufacturer
J.B. Lippincott and Co.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
500003082

The decreasing cost of printing made large reference works like encyclopedias accessible to ordinary people. Centuries earlier, printers had added consistent page numbers to books, which made cross-references easier to follow.