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The Encyclopedia Americana

The Encyclopedia Americana is a US-based encyclopedia published from the 19th-21st century. Below we link to volumes of early 20th century editions as provided by various online book sites. The most recent edition is published online as part of the subscription product Grolier Online.

1904 edition

The 1904 edition was edited by Frederich Converse Beach (editor of the Scientific American), with George Edward Rines as managing editor. It was published in 16 volumes by the Americana Company.

1918-1920 edition

The 1918-1920 edition, also titled "The Americana", was edited by George Edwin Rines and published in 30 volumes by the Encyclopedia Americana Corporation.

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