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Early English Books Online (JISC)

Early English Books Online (JISC)


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Containing the first book printed in English by William Caxton, EEBO includes over 125,000 titles published in Britain and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere, between 1473 and 1700 covering a wealth of early modern materials.

EEBO is comprised of titles listed in the English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) I and II which are compiled from:

Pollard & Redgrave’s Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640)
Wing’s Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700)
Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection
Early English Books Tract Supplement

EEBO covers a wide range of diverse subject areas including english literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, law, music, fine arts, education, mathematics and science. Including influential works such as Newton’s Principia Mathematica and various works by Shakepeare making it a key early modern research resource.


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