The edition is published in 31 languages, covering more than billion of the world's population! Incorporation of Guinness World Records North America, Inc. The very first edition of The Guinness Book of Records (as it was called then) was published on August 27th, It was 7 inches wide, 10 inches long, had a lime green cover and stretched to pages.
It was the first time anything of its kind had ever been printed and no-one had any idea what a global phenomenon they had in their xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai: Stuart Claxton. From the very first copy bound on Saturday 27th August there were 4 printings (impressions) of the 1st edition of the Guinness Book of Records. Many copies were sent free-of-charge as promotional gifts, some were laminated or covered in glassine (greaseproof) wrappers, and many came with an introductory letter or a Guinness compliments slip.
The printers bound the first copy on 27 August Well before Christmas the Guinness Book was No. 1 on the bestsellers list. Archive Fact Sheet: Guinness History Timeline Arthur Guinness signed a 9, year lease on a disused brewery at St. James’s Gate, Dublin for an annual rent of £ The first export shipment of six and a half barrels of GUINNESS® left Dublin on a sailing vessel bound for England.
Following the first U.K. edition in and the first U.S. edition in"foreign language" editions of the Guinness Book of Records started to appear from /3 onwards. By the time that the 30th U.K. Edition was published inmany other countries had their own versions of the book - we have reproduced the table from that edition below. The idea came about in the early ’s when Sir Hugh Beaver (—), Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery, attended a shooting party in County Wexford.
There, he and his hosts argued about the fastest game bird in Europe, and failed to find an answer in any reference book.*. world, and was floated on the London Stock Exchange; Guinness was the first major brewery to be incorporated. On incorporation inEdward became Chairman, a If you have any further questions about Guinness history please contact us at: Guinness Archive, GUINNESS STOREHOUSE®, St.
James's Gate, Dublin 8. Telephone: + 1 First Guinness brewery outside Dublin built at Park Royal, London. 5 million pints of Guinness enjoyed every day. First Guinness Book of Records was published. Draught Guinness first introduced. First Guinness overseas brewery outside the British Isles was opened in Nigeria. First Edition of Guinness World Records The first edition of the “Guinness Book of Records” was bound on August 27 in It consisted of one hundred ninety seven pages.
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James's Gate, Dublin, Ireland, in It is one of the most successful alcohol brands worldwide, brewed in almost 50 countries, and available in over Sales in amounted to million litres (, US gal). It is popular with the Irish, both in Ireland and abroad. Guinness Time - Bound Volumes: The Guinness Time magazines were often collected into volumes and bound as hardback books (left).
Four magazines (Christmas/Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn) made up each volume. Guinness staff could collect a set of four editions and have them bound by Guinness. The Guinness World Records official site with ultimate record-breaking facts & achievements. Do you want to set a world record? Are you Officially Amazing?
Books. The mega-selling Guinness World Records book has been an annual phenomenon since its very first publication in Since then it has sold more than million copies in over countries, and has been translated into at least 22 languages.
After the founding of The Guinness Book of Records at Fleet Street, London, the first page edition was bound on 27 August and went to the top of the British best seller lists by Christmas. The following year, it launched in the US, and sold 70, copies. Arthur Guinness started brewing ales initially in Leixlip, then at the St.
James's Gate Brewery, Dublin, Ireland from He signed a 9, year lease at Â£45 per annum for the unused brewery.. The first edition was published as The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles in November It wasn't the first Guinness music reference publication, as the previous year a book called The Guinness Book of Music Facts & Feats had been published. It also contained feats from the world of classical music. They wrote the first edition of the bestseller.
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