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Category: All Categories: Reference: Encyclopedias
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1.

The world reference encyclopedia. Foreword by Professor J. K. Galbraith.

Publisher: London, Octopus Books, c1979.
. Publisher isbn: 0706407326. 256pp. 31cm Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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2.
Bridgwater, William, editor / Columbia University.  
The Columbia-Viking Desk Encyclopedia. Third Edition.

Publisher: Viking Press, NY [Third Edition, completely revised and expanded, 1968].
Two volumes: xi, 1202 p., illus. incl. endpaper maps; 21.5 cm. A handy desk reference in printed format, written for American readers. Red cloth; ink owner name; VG. stock#20991.

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3.
Carruth, Gorton, ed.  
The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates Sixth Edition

Publisher: New York: Crowell, 1972 6th ed..
922pp. cloth tall 8vo: Very Good in a Good+ dj [touch of age spotting of top & fore edges; else VG; dj = few short edge tears; else G+] A nice sturdily bound reference copy.

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4.
Chisholm, Hugh, editor  
The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Eleventh Edition

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1910 - 1911, softcover and hardcover, (G+ to VG-).
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1910 - 1911, complete 29 volume set including Index, volumes range from 920 pages to 1064 pages, Volume 1 contains prefatory note and editorial introduction, each volume has list at front of of initials used to identify major contributors to that particular volume, the Index (V.29) contains regular index as well as Classified Table of Contents and Classified List of Articles (by subject) and also a full list of Contributors (and their principal articles), green decorated endpapers, profusely illustrated in color and b&w with drawings and photos and maps and also many full page plates as well as charts and tables and figures along with plans and diagrams, books measure 9 in. x 11.75 in., top page edges gilt, Vols. 1-28 are softcover (limp leather) and Vol. 29 (the Index) is hardcover, all volumes bound in dark green leather with gilt and stamped titles and decorations, some corners slightly bumped and rubbed, slight edgewear to some volumes, spines slightly faded, a few spines show slight cracks to surface of leather, a few spine ends show very short closed tears, slight wear or chipping to some spine ends and spine edges, a few covers show minor scuffs and/or light scrapes, several covers scratched, text-block shows very minor soil on a few volumes, only a few pages mildly soiled, short closed tears or mild creasing to a just very few pages, otherwise contents clean and tight, Vols. 1-28 printed on thin India paper, Vol. 29 (Index) printed on regular-weight paper, items protected in several new clear plastic sleeves, books range in condition from Good+ to Very Good- {From Prefatory Note: “These twenty-eight volumes and index aim at achieving the high ambition of bringing all extant knowledge within the reach of every class of readers.”} (G+ to VG-) 4576 [Sssss0114EC] There will be additional postage costs to ship this multiple-volume set.

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5.
Cottrell, Leonard (Ed. )  
The Concise Encyclopedia of Archaeology

Publisher: Hawthorn Books NY, 1964.
Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Second Printing, Hardcover In DJ, light foxing to foredge, bookplate; Blue cl. Color & B&W photos; Large 8vo; 512 pages

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6.
Davis, Henry P  
The New Dog Encyclopedia

Publisher: Galahad Books NY, 1970.
Very Good in Fair dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0883652153 In chipped DJ; Red hb binding. B&W photos, drawings. Glossaries, index; 4to; 735 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.42 CAD 8.26 EUR 5.86 GBP 4.29 JPY 665.00 MXN 83.13 ZAR 73.89 

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7.
F.A. Brockhaus Verlag Leipzig.  
Brockhaus Handbuch des Wissens In Vier Banden Sechste gaenzlich umgearbeitete

Publisher: Leipzig : F. A. Brockhaus, 1928 [c1921-23].
4 v. illus., plates (part col.) maps. 26 cm. The classic German handbook of knowledge first published right after World War I and not long before the darkness of National Socialism. It features 10,00 enties, maps, illustrations. Stock# 42,215. VG, the original binding was not very strong and this has been rebound to U.S. library stasndards.

Appr.: | AUD 506.33 CAD 496.89 EUR 352.42 GBP 258.06 JPY 40,000.00 MXN 5,000.00 ZAR 4,444.44 

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8.
Fleisher, Michael L. assisted by Lincoln, Janet E., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes - Volume 2

Publisher: Collier Books New York, NY 1976.
xix, 253 pp, red SC wraps w/yel-wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The book is a comprehensive encyclopedic chronicle of the comic book adventures of Wonder Woman for the first twenty-seven years of her ongoing career. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Remainder

Appr.: | AUD 80.70 CAD 79.19 EUR 56.17 GBP 41.13 JPY 6,375.00 MXN 796.88 ZAR 708.33 

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9.
Grossman, James R. , Ann Durkin Keating & Janice L. Reiff (eds.)  
The Encyclopedia of Chicago

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press Chicago, 2004.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Third Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0226310159 In VG+ DJ; Black cloth hardback. Color & B&W illustrations, maps. Appendices; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1104 pages

Appr.: | AUD 39.68 CAD 38.94 EUR 27.62 GBP 20.23 JPY 3,135.00 MXN 391.88 ZAR 348.33 

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10.
Harvey, Edmund H.  
Reader's Digest book of facts : Reader's Digest general books

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y., Reader's Digest, 1987.
. Publisher isbn: 0895772566. 416pp. 29 cm. Hardcover Very good condition

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11.
Heck, Johann Georg, editor.  
Encyclopedia of Source Illustrations (2 volumes).

Publisher: New York: Morgan & Morgan Inc., 1972..
First Printing, Facsimile Edition ISBN: 0871000261 Two volumes, oblong quartos, about 12.25 inches (31 cm) tall, in beige cloth stamped in brown. Unpaginated, but 500 plates (266 and 234 plates respectively) with multiple images on each. Well indexed at the beginning of each volume. First published as the Iconographic Encyclopedia of Science, Literature, and Art in 1851. A wonderful reference for illustrations from the mid-19th century. Remarkably well preserved, clean, bright, sound, unworn. The dustjackets have sunned spines, the remains of a sticker on the spine of volume II and shallow chipping at the head of volume I. Otherwise clean and bright with mild edge and extremity wear and an occasional tiny edge tear. The slipcase has modest extremity wear but the joints are solid. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket, Very Good Slipcase

Appr.: | AUD 126.58 CAD 124.22 EUR 88.11 GBP 64.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,111.11 

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12.
Hobbs, David  
Aircraft Carriers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies: the Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia for World War I to the Present

Publisher: Greenhill Books London, 1996.
Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 1853672521 In VG DJ, bookplate, bump w/ 1/8" tear to top of spine, sticker shadow on front pastedown; Blue cloth hardback. 264 pp. B&W photos. Appendices, biblio, index; 4to; 264 pages

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13.
Kleber, John E. (Ed. )  
The Kentucky Encyclopedia

Publisher: University Press Of Kentucky Lexington, 1992.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Second Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0813117720 Blue cloth hardback. Xxiv + 1045 pp. Biblio, index; 8vo; xxxiv + 1045 pages

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14.
Lieber, Francis and Wigglesworth, E. (eds)  
Encyclopaedia Americana (1848). Volume I.
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Publisher: Lea & Blanchard, 1848 Philadelphia, PA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "A popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics and biography, a new edition; including a copious collection of original articles in American biography; on the basis of the seventh edition of the German Conversations-Lexicon." Volume I includes A through Battle. 616 pages + viii (index). Book is in GOOD condition. This is an antiquarian copy with the expected wear, etc., but binding is still good and text pages are clean. No dust jacket.

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15.
Maitland, J. A. Fuller (Ed. )  
GROVE'S DICTIONARY OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS (5 Vols + 2 American Supplements)

Publisher: Theodore Presser NY, 1953.
Good in Good dust jacket, Hardcover Edges foxed. Im mildly edgeworn djs with tanned spines, first 5 volumes in edgeworn slipcase ; Green cloth hardbacks. B&W illustrations. First 5 volumes in slipcase printed in 1952, two supplemnets printed in 1953; 8vo

Appr.: | AUD 120.25 CAD 118.01 EUR 83.70 GBP 61.29 JPY 9,500.00 MXN 1,187.50 ZAR 1,055.56 

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16.
Matthews, John (Ed. )  
The Arthurian Reader: Selections from Arthurian Legend, Scholarship and Story

Publisher: Aquarian Press Northamptonshire, England, 1988.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Second Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0850307783 In DJ; Black cl. B&W illustrations. Collection of writings on King Arthur; 8vo; 351 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.01 CAD 5.90 EUR 4.19 GBP 3.06 JPY 475.00 MXN 59.38 ZAR 52.78 

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17.
Mitton, Simon (Ed. )  
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy

Publisher: Crown NY, 1977.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0517528061 In DJ; Black cl. 481 pp + index Color & B&W illustrations. Appendices; Square 4to

Appr.: | AUD 8.42 CAD 8.26 EUR 5.86 GBP 4.29 JPY 665.00 MXN 83.13 ZAR 73.89 

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18.
Russia reference.  
Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Index to Volumes 1-15.

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan, 1978.
xviii, 562 p. This was an interim index, replaced by an expanded version as publication of the project advanced. This edition has tens of thousands of references in it and could be useful. Stock#26301. Vg, library withdrawn stamps liberally applied/no dj.

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19.
Steel, Donald and Peter Ryde (Eds)  
The Encyclopedia of Golf

Publisher: Viking NY, 1975.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0670294012 Green hb binding. Color & B&W photos, diagrams. Index; 4to; 480 pages

Appr.: | AUD 24.05 CAD 23.60 EUR 16.74 GBP 12.26 JPY 1,900.00 MXN 237.50 ZAR 211.11 

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20.
Yonah, Michael Avi; Israel Shatzman; foreword by F.W. Walbank.  
Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Classical World.

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1975..
First U.S. Edition ISBN: 0060101784 Small hardback quarto, about 10 inches tall, in blue cloth stamped in gilt. 509 pages including index. Generally small black and white illustrations, but some color plates. A fairly comprehensive reference work on the Greek and Roman eras with about 2300 separate articles of varying length. A clean, bright and soundly bound copy with no sign of wear. The jacket is modestly edge worn and rubbed; minimal loss of material at extremities; a few very short edge tears. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 37.97 CAD 37.27 EUR 26.43 GBP 19.35 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 333.33 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 9455.
    
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