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It was here between 1768 and 1771, that the first edition of theEncyclopaedia Britannica was printed, which is to this day still has the Scottish thistle emblem printed on the cover.

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Address:

High Street Edinburgh

Nearby tourist attractions

St Giles' Cathedral St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles' Cathedral
Edinburgh
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Parliament House  Parliament House
Parliament House
Edinburgh
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Lady Stair's House - Writer's Museum Lady Stair's House - Writer's Museum
Lady Stair's House - Writer's Museum
Edinburgh
Gladstone's Land Gladstone's Land
Gladstone's Land
Edinburgh
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Tron Kirk
Tron Kirk
Edinburgh
0:15
National Museum of Scotland National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh
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