Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia
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Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia is an encyclopaedia published in the United States. Currently in a three volume 10th edition, it was published in two volumes for editions 6 to 9. 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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