Colin Macfarquhar

Colin Macfarquhar (1745? 2 April 1793) was a Scottish bookseller and printer who is best known as being, with Andrew Bell, the founder of the Encyclopædia Britannica, first published in 1768.[1] Macfarquhar also contributed heavily to the second and third edition.[2] The dates of his birth and death remain uncertain, even to Britannica itself.[3]


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