Source 1 : Title page to volume 1 of the first edition.
Library shelfmark: EB.1
The ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica’ was originally issued in 100 weekly parts, forming three volumes, published in Edinburgh between 1768 and 1771 by Colin Macfarquhar and Andrew Bell.
Editions in the 19th century were expanded, with more volumes and contributions from leading experts in their fields. Managed and published in Edinburgh up to the 9th edition, published in 25 volumes from 1875-1899. Library shelfmark: EB.1