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, there is text that says, "Household Educational Serious. No.18. November 10, 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. XVIII.", "The - Val" 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.