CALL US TODAY: (610) 269-4040 - FAX: (610) 269-9274

Auction Badge


Pook & Pook Inc
Live Auction

Online Only Decorative Arts including Native American Items & Toys

Wed, Dec 6, 2023 09:00AM EST
  2023-12-06 09:00:00 2023-12-06 09:00:00 America/New_York Pook & Pook Pook & Pook : Online Only Decorative Arts including Native American Items & Toys
Join us for 850 lots of Native American objects, Antique toys, and an assortment of Decorative Accessories on December 6, 2023. It's one stop shopping for all your holiday needs! Gallery exhibition will run Monday and Tuesday, 10-4, the week of the auction.
Pook & Pook Inc
Lot 9473

Two incomplete sets of Encyclopedia; or...

Estimate: $400 - $600
Starting Bid

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $20
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000

Two incomplete sets of Encyclopedia; or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Thomas Dobson, Philadelphia, 1798; twenty of twenty-one volumes, together with a set of twelve, illustrated with engraved plates and maps including botanical, military, and scientific subjects, original boards; the first encyclopedia printed in America; together with a Vol. XV fragment. Second set provenance: Richard Rush, U.S.N., 1840.

NO in-house shipping for this lot. First set lacking Volume X. Full calf. Foxing, browning, wear to corners and spines. Rush set includes Vols. I, II, VIII, IX, XII, XIII, XV, XVII, XVIII and Supplement Vols. I, II, III, with boards detatched, foxing, toning.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay