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Value of Encyclopedia Britannica

I have most of the Britannica encyclopedias and I wanted to know if they are worth keeping or if I should invest in newer ones with more up to date information in them.
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May 16, 20170 found this helpful

Sad to say, they are not worth much unless they are over 100 years old. Get accurate information from the internet.

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May 16, 20170 found this helpful

Many people have old books they think are valuable and would like to sell. Most old dictionaries, references etc., have very little value, a few dollars at most. Encyclopedias dated after 1923 are essentially worthless but crafters may be interested for the old pictures. Libraries, Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc., receive donations of tons of old encyclopedias, dictionaries and reference books but send them to recycling centers or dumps as they cannot use or sell them.

You can check online for old book collectors, on EBay, Craigs List and other retail sites for possibilities. Everything is now online and updated constantly so old books are just that-old.

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