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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


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


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


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


Pantologia. A New Cyclopaedia, comprehending a complete series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, alphabetically arranged; with a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Words: the whole presenting a distinct survey of Human Genius, Learning and Industry. [12 volumes] by John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Mr Newton Bosworth

London : C Kearsley; J Walker; J Stockdale; R Lea; E Jeffrey; Crosby and Co; Sherwood et al , 1813 A complete 12 volume set in contemporary full tree calf bindings with 368 plates (of 370) of which 183 are hand coloured and two of these are folding. The b...

From E C Books


Encyclopædia Americana; a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time; including a copious collection of original articles in American biography; on the basis of the seventh edition of the German conversations-lexicon. by LIEBER, Francis; et al

1835 Encyclopedia Americana 13v SET American Art Science Politics Philadelphia The 'Encyclopedia Americana' is one of the largest and most thorough dictionary/encyclopedias in the English language. Originally published in the 1820s, this work went through...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


World Furniture - An Illustrated History by Helena Hayward (Editor)

London, New York, Sydney, Toronto: Hamlyn, 1975 A large, heavy book. Classic reference work. 320 pages lavishly illustrated with colour photographs. Size: 10" X 14"...

From Eaglestones


JÜDISCHES LEXIKON .5 Bde. Ein enzyklopädisches Handbuch des jüdischen Wissens. by JEWISH LEXICON IN GERMAN -

Komplett in 5 Bänden. Erste Originalausgabe in der seltenen Original-Halbleder- Ausgabe.. Hrsg.v. Georg Herlitz und Bruno Kirschner. Mit über 200 illustr. Beilagen , Karten und Tabellen. Einige Vorsätze leicht minimalst gebräunt. Obere Ecke von Band 5...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899


Vaderlandsch woordenboek, deel 1 t/m 35 + 3 byvoegzels by Kok, Jacobus

1785-1799, 1e en 2e druk, totaal 38 boeken, in goede staat, het betreft de uitgave met zachte kaft, inhoud is compleet met gravures, stambomen en kaarten van Overijssel, Friesland, Utrecht en Gelderland, zie foto's1785-1799, first and second edition, tota...

From Shambala Books & Jewelry


The sports of the world by AFLALO, Frederick G

1903 Sports of the World Golf Maori Sports Tiger HUNTING Military Cricket India Frederick George Aflalo founded the British Sea Anglers' Society and travelled around the world becoming a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He also edited and author...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Diderot and the Encyclopaedists, in Two Volumes by Morley, John Viscount

London: Macmillan and Co, Limited, 1921. Finely bound in half blue morocco over blue buckram boards, the spine lettering and emblems stamped in gilt, gilt rules, top edges gilt, marbled end pages, the binding signed by Dickers & Son. London. One of 75...

From Dale Steffey Books


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...



The National Gazetteer of Great Britain & Ireland -- A Topographical Dictionary of the British Islands by N Hamilton (ed)

1868 Virtue Ldn h/b 12 vols Imperial 8vo gilted & blind-stamped cloth Maps good, & most of the content is remarkably clean & tight with only minor foxing here and there, an occasional loosening page, some light buckling from prior damp or 'too-tight' stor...

From NZ Story


British Sports and Sportsmen: Golf, Athletics, Tennis. Hockey and Other Ball Games. Winter Sports by British Sports and Sportsmen

London: Sports & Sportsmen Ltd. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Folio. [n.d., ca. 1935]. Limited edition, 910/1000. Full red morocco. Gilt titling and decorated compartments to spine, gilt panels to boards. Inner edge dentelle. A.E.G. Marbled en...

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