An Outline of Modern Knowledge

Victor Gollancz in the late 1940s

An “omnibus” volume intended to survey the full range of human knowledge.

- An Outline of Modern Knowledge

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G. D. H. Cole

English political theorist, economist, and historian.

Cole contributed to An Outline of Modern Knowledge, ed.

J. W. N. Sullivan

Popular science writer and literary journalist, and the author of a study of Beethoven.

Left to right, standing: Mark Gertler, Hewy Levy, Walter J. Turner, Edward Arthur Milne; sitting: Ralph Hodgson, S. S. Koteliansky, J. W. N. Sullivan. London, 1928
Sullivan in 1928

Along with other leading figures of the day, he contributed to An Outline of Modern Knowledge (1931).

List of encyclopedias by branch of knowledge

List of notable encyclopedias sorted by branch of knowledge.

The volumes of the 15th edition of Encyclopædia Britannica (and the volume for the year 2002) span two bookshelves in a library.

An Outline of Modern Knowledge – published in 1931 by Victor Gollancz