1 Encyclopedia : print ; An encyclopedia printed in black ink. There is an illustration of a vessel with a spout and a handle with steam coming out on the centre left of the cover. There is a patterned illustration to the left as well. In small text at the top of the front page of the cover, it says, "Household Educational Serious. No.8. September 1, 1891. / Published weekly. Subscription price, $25 per year. Entered at the Chicago post-office as second-class matter." Below this, in large text, is "REVISED / ENCYCLOPÆDIA / BRITANNICA. / ADAPTED FROM THE / NINTH EDITION / ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA / FOR THE USE OF / AMERICAN / READERS / TO WHICH IS ADDED ABOUT FOUR THOUSAND / BIOGRAPHIES OF DISTINGUISHED / PEOPLE / CHICAGO. / EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING CO." The spine of the book indicates that this is the "Vol. VIII.", "Evo - Geo" part of the series. The back cover is nearly identical to the front, with the exception of the exclusion of the first small text at the top.