KOFOD, H.A. (Udg.).

Conversations=Lexicon, eller encyclopædisk Haandbog over de i selskabelig Underholdning og ved Læsning foreekommende Gjenstande, Navne og Begreber...Oversat efter den tyske Originals tredie Oplag, med adskillige Forandringer og Tillg, af H.A. Kofod. (Vol. 1-28, lacking vol. 23. Vol. 1-20 = A - Z (complete). Vol. 21-28 = Supplement A - Z. [The lacking volume 23 comprising Supplement , letters E - G]).

Kjøbenhavn, A. Goldin, 1816-1828. 8vo. 27 uniform volumes bound in contemporary cardboard bindings with red titel label with gilt lettering to spines. Four volumes with parts of spines missing. Otherwise a fine and clean set.

First printing of the first Danish encyclopedia, being a translation - but with numerous additions and alterations - of Brockhaus's third (and partly forth and fifth) edition of 'Lexicon'. It became immensely popular not only in Denmark but in Sweden and Norway as well and remained the most important and thorough encyclopedic reference work in Scandinavia untill the end of the 19th century.

Order-nr.: 48930

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