Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon

Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon is a reference book in Danish and adjacent to the erschienenem in Swedish Nordisk familjebok the most comprehensive encyclopedia in the Scandinavian speaking countries. It was published by the Copenhagen bookseller Isaac Salmonsen (1846-1910), after whom the plant is named.

The first edition was published from 1893 to 1911 under the title " Salmonsens Store Illustrerede Konversationsleksikon " ( " Salmonsens large illustrated encyclopedia " ) and included 19 volumes. From 1915 to 1930, then released with a circumference of 26 volumes, the second edition, which was entitled " Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon ". Editor of this edition was after the death of J. H. Schultz Forlag Salmonsen. A third, with twelve volumes significantly smaller edition followed from 1937 to 1940 as the " Den Lille Salmonsen " ( "The Little Salmonsen " ), a one-volume version was published in 1949 under the title "Den nye Salmonsen " ( "The new Salmonsen ").

Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon can be found up to the present in almost all Danish libraries and in many foreign libraries the only Danish -language lexicon. Only from 1994 to 2001 appeared with the group consisting of 20 volumes Den Store Danske Encyklopædi ( "The Great Danish Encyclopedia " ) an updated reference to the claim of a Danish National Encyclopedia. Published by Danmarks is Nationalleksikon A / S, a subsidiary of the Danish publishing house Sansoni.

The second edition of Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon is partly freely available on the Internet in digitized form.