The Book of Knowledge Volume 1 (page 1/2)

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Pictures from The Book of Knowledge, an encyclopædia in twenty volumes, edited by Arthur Mee. I have the 1918 edition, which is probably just a reprint of the 1911 edition.

We were getting ready to pay for the books we had bought at Hannelore Headley Books in St. Catherine’s, Ontario, when I spotted these books on the bottom shelf opposite the checkout desk, and I’m glad that I did!

Title: The Book of Knowledge Volume 1

Author: Mee, Arthur

Editor: Mee, Arthur

Published by: The Grolier Society

City: New York

Date: 1911

Total items: 3

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: To the home of Fairy A]

To the home of Fairy A

Insde a faincy border a winged female fairy stands with arms raised to shoulder-height; she wears dainty shoes and black tights and had butterfly wings. She’s pointing to her left and our right. [more...] [$]

[picture: Railway Trains in Space]

Railway Trains in Space

Ten passenger trains, each with five carriages pulled by a steam locomotive, are heading for the sun, the moon, the nearest star, and for each of the other planets in this steam-punk Vctorian illustration! [more...] [$]

[picture: To the Home of Fairy B]

To the Home of Fairy B

Insde a faincy border a female fairy, or a girl, stands with arms outstretches to the edgets of her tutu or ballet dress; she wears white tights or stockings [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The Book of Knowledge, an encyclopædia in twenty volumes, edited by Arthur Mee. I have the 1918 edition, which is probably just a reprint of the 1911 edition.

We were getting ready to pay for the books we had bought at Hannelore Headley Books in St. Catherine’s, Ontario, when I spotted these books on the bottom shelf opposite the checkout desk, and I’m glad that I did!


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