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In addition to rare dictionaries, the Biblio Rare Book Room also features several rare and antique encyclopedias. Some of the rare encyclopedias are antiques, and some are more modern encyclopedias of art and culture. Additionally, some of the rare encyclopedias may also be decorated with illustrations and ornate bindings. Not all of the rare and antique encyclopedias in the Biblio Rare Book Room are in English, so be sure to check the listing carefully for further details.

Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. by DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES

VERY RARE: FIRST EDITION OF THE GREAT FRENCH ENCYCLOPEDIE, NEARLY COMPLET (LACKING 4 PLANCHES) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION! DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Sociét...

From Skarstedt Rare Books


Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia and Fact Index, 15 Vols. A - Z by F. E. Compton & Company

1947. F.E.Compton and Company. Black boards with green lettering on spine. Light edgewear and scuffing to boards and on some volumes title lettering has faded. Spines are sturdy. Text is clean and unmarked....

From BookandPen


Draper's Self Culture, 10 vols. by Andrew Sloan Draper

Twentieth Century Self Culture Association 1907. Ten volumes. Texts throughout are clean and unmarked. Boards are sturdy showing moderate shelf and edge wear. Deckle edges are soiled. Bindings are in good condition except volumes I and III where hi...

From BookandPen


The Encyclopedia Americana: 1939

Americana Corporation, New York, 1939, Very Good Hardcover / no dustjacket. 30 volumes, 7" x 10", dark red boards, some bumped corners and light edgewear, otherwise clean and tight books. Will quote on shipping. ...

From Don Wood Bookseller



FIRST EDITION OF THE GREAT FRENCH ENCYCLOPEDIE. Perfect condition! (Price on request)DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. I-XVII + Sup...

From Jean Skarstedt Paris Stockholm


Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia, 131 Volumes by Lardner, The Rev. Dionysius, ed

London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans and John Taylor 1830-1841, 1830. Hardcover. Good. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans and John Taylor, 1830-1841. First edition. Good. Comprising: Sir Walter Scott, History of Scotland ...

From Charles Vivian Art & Antiques


Museum of Antiquity Illustrated by L.W. Yaggy and T.L. Haines

Binding has become removed from text blocked and taped as repair. Previous owners name on end page. Signs of shelf wear and fading....

From Next Page Bookstore, LLC


The Encyclopedia Britannica by Encyclopedia Britannica

1910 Eleventh Edition (1st Printing) Encyclopedia Brittanica, Original, Locked Case (Have Keys), 29 Volume Set. India Gold Leaf. Leather Bound. Good Condition with Minimal Wear. Beautiful Piece! Buyer to Pay Shipping or Arrange for Pick-Up....

From Shawna Bligh


Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; Containing an Explication of the Terms, and an Account of, the Things Signified Thereby, in the Several Arts, Both Liberal and Mechanical... The Second Edition, Corrected and Amended... by Chambers, Ephraim

London: D. Midwinter, J. Senex. R. Gosling, W. Innys and R Manby, R. Robinson, C Rivington Etc, 1738. Second Edition, Revised . Full Calf. Very Good. 14 3/4" Tall. 21 Plates, 8 Folding. Two volumes, complete with preliminary and final free endpaper...

From Arroyo Seco Books


Encyclopedia Judaica Complete (16 volume Set Plus 2 Supplementary Volumes) by Cecil Roth

Very Good. Appears never used; 1974 ed.; Includes 1973 & 1974 Year Books...

From BooksAndMisc


Meyers Lexikon by Edited

Leipzig: Leipzig Bibliographisches Institut -1933, 1924. 7th. edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hugo Steiner. A near fine hard cover 12 volume. 7th ed. Slight wear, with the usual natural agingCompletely reworked edition 12 volumes with about 5000 text ima...




St. Petersburg: Brockhaus- Efron, 1906. 1908-1913. Edited by Yehuda Katzenelson and Baron D.G. Günzburg. Head and tails with expert repairs. Some yellowing and occasional foxing. A very good set fof the first edition of this important Russian Jewish Enc...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899


The 1894 World Almanac and Encyclopedia (First Edition) by The Press Publishing Company

NY: The Press Publishing Company, 1894. First edition. Original softcover issue, Volume I, Number 4. Published NY: The Press Publishing Company, 1894. 8vo. wrappers, 5 1/2" x 8", 536pp., illustrated with tables, ads at front and rear. Old cloth ...

From The Wild Muse


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