Title pages of Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary
A part of the 86 volumes of Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary
The Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (Russian: Энциклопедический словарь Брокгауза и Ефрона) (35 volumes, small; 86 volumes, large). It contains 121,240 articles, 7,800 images, and 235 maps. Published in Imperial Russia in 1890–1907, the comprehensive encyclopedia was a joint venture of Leipzig and St Petersburg publishers. The articles were written by first-rank Russian scholars of the day, including Dmitry Mendeleyev and Vladimir Solovyov. Reprints of this work appeared following the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
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