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Set of 20 German Catholic Encyclopedias
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A collection of twenty volumes of a Catholic encyclopedia by German authors Joseph Cardinal
Category

19th Century German Other Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Leather, Paper

Chicago - Lithograph on Paper from "Brockhaus Encyclopedia - 1905
Located in Roma, IT
artist, and published by Brockhaus Encyclopedia (Brockhaus Enzyklopädie), an encyclopedia in German
Category

Early 1900s Modern Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Lithograph

Anemone Print in Wooden Frame, from Antiquarian Encyclopedia, Botanical Prints
Located in Hamburg, DE
Beautifully framed page from an antiquarian encyclopedia from Germany, depicting Anemones. Frame
Category

Early 20th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Lithograph

Antique Art Nouveau German Leather Bound Encyclopedia of Scientific Inquiry Set
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This five volume set of leather bound 1st Edition encyclopedias were done by Weltall and Menschheit
Category

Early 19th Century German Art Nouveau Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Leather, Paper

Mounted Print of National Coats of Arms by Tiffany & Co. from 1895 Encyclopedia
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good coloured Lithograph Print of National Coats Of Arms. The print is mounted all ready for framing. The external measurements of the mount are 12 W x 15 H and t...
Category

Late 19th Century American Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Engraving of Various Hunting Traps, Published in 1793
Located in Langweer, NL
and sciences and a vehicle for spreading the ideas of the French Enlightenment. This encyclopedia was
Category

1790s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Engraving of Various Hunting Traps, Published in 1793
Engraving of Various Hunting Traps, Published in 1793
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H 16.34 in W 10.83 in D 0 in
Hunting, Small Game Hunting, and Traps: Engraved in the 18th Century, 1793
Located in Langweer, NL
comprehensive nature of the encyclopedia. The engraving is executed on verge type hand-laid paper, a high
Category

1790s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Chromolithograph of Austro-Hungarian Coats of Arms
Located in Langweer, NL
, published between 1893 and 1897. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon or Meyers Lexikon was a major encyclopedia
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Set of 4 Antique Print of Coats of Arms of German States, America and others
Located in Langweer, NL
 encyclopedia in the German language that existed in various editions, and by several titles, from 1839 to 1984
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Capturing Light: Photographic Innovations of the Late 19th Century, 1897
Located in Langweer, NL
between 1893 and 1897. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon or Meyers Lexikon was a major encyclopedia in the
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

German Antique Map of Oceania, 1895
Located in Langweer, NL
/ map originates from 1885-1907 editions of a famous German encyclopedia: 'Meyers grosses Konversations
Category

19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

German Antique Map of Oceania, 1895
German Antique Map of Oceania, 1895
H 9.85 in W 12.21 in D 0 in
Pair of lamps designed by Edouard Schenck and manufactured by Muller Freres Glas
By Muller Fres Lunneville, Edouard Schenck
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
. Alastair Duncan (1988) “Encyclopedia of Art Deco”. P-158. France, CIRCA 1920.
Category

1920s French Art Deco Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Iron

Antique Map of New Zealand, 1895
Located in Langweer, NL
encyclopedia: 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon.', published in Leipzig and Vienna. Meyers Konversations
Category

19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of New Zealand, 1895
Antique Map of New Zealand, 1895
H 9.65 in W 6.3 in D 0 in
Set of 4 Antique Distressed Books for Decoration, C.1800
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
. They are random volumes of The Encyclopedia Britannica, circa 1800.
Category

Early 1800s English Georgian Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

The Art of Mackerel and Salmon Fishing - An Exquisite 1793 Panckoucke Engraving
Located in Langweer, NL
encyclopedia was an immense undertaking, with contributions from more than 140 individuals, and it played a
Category

1790s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Manufacture of Fish Hooks in the 18th Century Engraved, 1793
Located in Langweer, NL
and a vehicle for spreading the ideas of the French Enlightenment. This encyclopedia was an immense
Category

1790s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Manufacture of Fish Hooks in the 18th Century Engraved, 1793
Manufacture of Fish Hooks in the 18th Century Engraved, 1793
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H 16.34 in W 10.83 in D 0 in
Vintage Net Crafting Elegance - 1793 Panckoucke Fishing Series
Located in Langweer, NL
encyclopedia was an immense undertaking, with contributions from more than 140 individuals, and it played a
Category

1790s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Portrait of the family of Dutchess Adèle Ozarowsk Georg von Bothmann (1810-1891)
Located in Gent, VOV
encyclopedias have previously assumed that Bothmann moved to Russia in 1846, the fact that the present work is
Category

19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Chromolithograph of Prussian Coats of Arms, 1897
Located in Langweer, NL
1893 and 1897. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon or Meyers Lexikon was a major encyclopedia in the German
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Chromolithograph of Prussian Coats of Arms, 1897
Antique Chromolithograph of Prussian Coats of Arms, 1897
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H 9.45 in W 11.89 in D 0.02 in
Original Antique Engraving of Hunting, Small Game Hunting and Traps, 1793
Located in Langweer, NL
of the encyclopedia on the craft of trapping and small game hunting. Just like the other plates
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1790s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Émile Gallé Art Nouveau Cameo Vase With Silver Mounting, Nancy, France 1904
By Emile Gallé
Located in Vienna, AT
in Bibliographie: Carolus Hartmann, Glasmarken-Lexikon ( = Encyclopedia of Glass Marks ), Stuttgart
Category

Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Glass

Antique Map of China and Japan by Meyer, 1895
Located in Langweer, NL
German encyclopedia titled 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon', published in Leipzig and Vienna
Category

19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Lithograph of Various Tailed Amphibians, circa 1890
Located in Langweer, NL
-Lexikon or Meyers Lexikon was a major encyclopedia in the German language that existed in various editions
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Lithograph of Various Turtles
Located in Langweer, NL
Meyers Lexikon was a major encyclopedia in the German language that existed in various editions, and by
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Couple Prints of Antique Carriages
By Denis Diderot
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
- Paris - They are the only two engravings of carriages in the intere Encyclopedia, therefore I framed
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Late 18th Century French Other Antique Encyclopedias

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Paper

Couple Prints of Antique Carriages
Couple Prints of Antique Carriages
H 22.05 in W 27.56 in D 0.79 in
Original Antique Lithograph of Various Carnivorous Plants, circa 1890
Located in Langweer, NL
Konversations-Lexikon or Meyers Lexikon was a major encyclopedia in the German language that existed in various
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Émile Gallé Art Nouveau Cameo Vase With Hydrangea Decor, Nancy France 1906/14
By Emile Gallé
Located in Vienna, AT
-Lexikon ( = Encyclopedia of Glass Marks ), Stuttgart (Germany) 1997, page 175 signature number 3660, page
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Glass

Émile Gallé Art Nouveau Cameo Vase With Silver Mounting, Nancy, France 1895
By Emile Gallé
Located in Vienna, AT
, Glasmarken-Lexikon ( = Encyclopedia of Glass Marks ), Stuttgart (Germany) 1997, page 145 signature number
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1890s French Art Nouveau Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Glass

Presidential Portrait of John Tyler by William Henry Brown
Located in Larchmont, NY
and Wallace, "Dictionary of Artists in America" John Mahe, "Encyclopedia of New Orleans Artists" Bio
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1840s American Impressionist Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Lithograph

Original Antique Print of Maki or Lemur Species
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Print with Three Monkeys Including the Indri
Located in Langweer, NL
a German publisher and man of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Émile Gallé Round Art Nouveau Cameo Handle Vase With Hydrangea Decor France 1905
By Emile Gallé
Located in Vienna, AT
-Lexikon ( = Encyclopedia of Glass Marks ), Stuttgart (Germany) 1997, page 175 signature number 3641, page
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Glass

Antique Print of Various Mushrooms 'c.1895'
Located in Langweer, NL
from a German encyclopedia. Published circa 1895.
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of Various Mushrooms 'c.1895'
Antique Print of Various Mushrooms 'c.1895'
H 12.84 in W 9.45 in D 0.2 in
Japanese antique pottery "Shigaraki" large vase/1400-1500/Natural glaze pottery
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
Japanese art book ``Shigaraki Ware Masterpiece Encyclopedia'', so I have attached a photo. Also, the top
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15th Century and Earlier Japanese Other Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Pottery

Vintage Buffon Books
By Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Located in Napa, CA
Encyclopedia" & "Traveling Encyclopedia". Buffon Books: $100 Non Buffon Books: $75 (Each sold separately)
Category

19th Century French Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper, Ink

Set of Antique Books Dating From the 19th Century France
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
France. These books are "encyclopedias of religious sciences". These beautiful books are perfect to fill
Category

Late 19th Century French Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

'On the Menam River, Bangkok, Siam', Early Australian Artist, Thailand, Siamese
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. Reference: Alan McCulloch et al, The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia
Category

1910s Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Antique Print of a Dog from Baffin Bay Greenland and a Dog Sled
Located in Langweer, NL
encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural history, science, costume
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Hand-Colored Antique Print of a Sanga Ox 'Bos Africanus' of Africa
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Joesph Holdcroft Majolica Pond Lily Plate, Signed, English, circa 1875
By Joseph Holdcroft
Located in Banner Elk, NC
, 2020, Volume Two, p. 338, FIG.22.11. Mariann Katz-Marks, 'The Collector's Encyclopedia of Majolica
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1870s English Victorian Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Majolica

Original Antique Print of Fossil Crinoids
Located in Langweer, NL
for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural history
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Print of Hamsters and Field Rats
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Print of a Lion Tamarin Monkey Eating Corn
Located in Langweer, NL
arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of the Examination of a Beef Tongue of a Cow
Located in Langweer, NL
arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Detailed Hand-Colored Antique Print of a Housefly, Viewed Microscopically
Located in Langweer, NL
of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Print of Frozen Window Panes
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of various Owls including the Little Owl
Located in Langweer, NL
of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of Various Marine Worms or Sea Worms
Located in Langweer, NL
arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of a Buffalo and Buffalo Skull
Located in Langweer, NL
arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of Fossil Leaves from the Prehistoric Period
Located in Langweer, NL
of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of Part of an Excavated Elephant Tusk
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Print of a Large Grasshopper
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Early Antique Print of a Quoll species and Platypus species of Australia
Located in Langweer, NL
famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Set of Two Antique Prints of Various Insects Including Spiders and Mites
Located in Langweer, NL
German publisher and man of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of Various Birds Including the Eurasian Curlew
Located in Langweer, NL
publisher and man of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Antique Print of various Snakes including the Buff Striped Keelback Snake
Located in Langweer, NL
publisher and man of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200
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Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

German Antique Map of the Indian Oceaan, Meyers, 1895
Located in Langweer, NL
famous German encyclopedia: 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon.', published in Leipzig and Vienna
Category

19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Japanese antique pottery "Echizen ware" Large Jar/1500s/Rare large vase
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
this item were listed in the Japanese art book "Echizen Ware Masterpiece Encyclopedia", so I have
Category

16th Century Japanese Other Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Pottery

Antique Bird Print of Grackle Birds by Wilkes, 1801
Located in Langweer, NL
. This print originates from 'Encyclopedia Londinensis' published by J. Wilkes.
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

Original Antique Print of Various Snakes and Caecilian Species
Located in Langweer, NL
a German publisher and man of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Encyclopedias

Materials

Paper

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An assortment of antique encyclopedias is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of paper, animal skin and leather, all antique encyclopedias available were constructed with great care. There are all kinds of antique encyclopedias available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Antique encyclopedias bearing Art Nouveau or Industrial hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Antique encyclopedias have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica and Pierre Larousse are consistently popular.

How Much are Antique Encyclopedias?

Prices for antique encyclopedias start at $53 and top out at $5,950 with the average selling for $1,100.