Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia

Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia

"Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia" is an encyclopaedia published in the United States. Currently in the 9th edition, it has been published in two volumes since the 6th edition . The 8th edition is available as two CD ROMs.

The first edition was published in 1938.

More than 4,000 pages long, the work provides a thorough scientific reference, while establishing a midpoint between massive multi-volume science encyclopedias and handheld reference books.

This work is sometimes compared to the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

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