After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica stops the presses
March 14, 2012
After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print, New York Times Media Decoder reports.
The last print version is the 32-volume 2010 edition, which weighs 129 pounds, priced at $1,395.
It is survived by a $70/year online edition (free trial here).