WorldCat Identities

Lehner, Ernst 1895-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 263 publications in 3 languages and 9,586 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Bestiaries  Maps  History  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Art 
Roles: Author, Compiler
Classifications: AZ108, 581.508
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ernst Lehner
Symbols, signs & signets by Ernst Lehner( Book )

43 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial handbook of artistic symbols and signs which man has created throughout the ages and left as a record of his identity, beliefs, and experiences
Folklore and symbolism of flowers, plants and trees by Ernst Lehner( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains religious, magical and legendary aspects, and traces the history of over 200 floral designs and illustrations
American symbols : a pictorial history by Ernst Lehner( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and Swedish and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 1000 symbols illustrate American history and culture
Folklore and odysseys of food and medicinal plants by Ernst Lehner( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated sourcebook of therapeutic, magical, exotic, and nutritional uses with illustrations from ancient herbals and old manuscripts
Alphabets & ornaments by Ernst Lehner( Book )

34 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The picture book of symbols by Ernst Lehner( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 1,000 symbols, designs, pictographs, signals, emblems, and ideograms
A fantastic bestiary : beasts and monsters in myth and folklore by Ernst Lehner( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devils, demons, death, and damnation by Ernst Lehner( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Representations, symbols, and manuscript pages of devils and death from Ancient Egypt to 1913. Fascinating graphics depict demons, witches and warlocks, the Danse Macabre, Hell and Damnation, the Art of Dying, more. Works by Durer, Cranach, Holbein, Rembrandt, others."--Publisher
How they saw the new world by Ernst Lehner( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lore and lure of outer space by Ernst Lehner( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasure-trove of cosmic fable and romance, legend and curiosa, gathered from the four comers of the earth, and from Chaldean and Babylonian times to the Greek, Arab and Renaissance astronomers who laid the foundations of modern scientific astronomy. Here are stories, lore and mythical explanations associated in all times and places with the sky itself, with the nature and origin of the celestial sphere, with the powers and influences of the planets (which in ancient times included the sun and moon), the signs of the zodiac, the days of the week, comets and meteors, and much more. And here, too, are the legends behind be fabled constellations--from Andromeda and Aquila to Orion and Ursa Minor
Big book of dragons, monsters, and other mythical creatures by Ernst Lehner( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects more than 350 permission-free illustrations of dragons, griffins, serpent monsters, sirens, mermaids, unicorns, centaurs, and other mythical creatures, and contains legends from around the world
Devils, demons, and witchcraft : 244 illustrations for artists and craftspeople by Ernst Lehner( )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This masterwork presents 244 representations, symbols, and manuscript pages of devils and death from Ancient Egypt to 1913. Fascinating graphics depict demons, witches and warlocks, the Danse Macabre, Hell and Damnation, the Art of Dying, and more. Includes works by Drer, Cranach, Holbein, and Rembrandt
The letterhead: history and progress by Ernst Lehner( Book )

7 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of letterheads, trade cards, billheads and similar business paper, with a selection of modern samples
Astrology and astronomy : a pictorial archive of signs and symbols by Ernst Lehner( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As enchanting to browse through as a rare, old manuscript, this intriguing collection of astrological and astronomical illustrations is a unique compendium of the legends, myths, and symbolism of the heavens." "Amassed from far eastern, medieval, and other sources, more than 300 extraordinary woodcuts and engravings depict the planets, Milky Way, signs of the zodiac, the celestial sphere, ancient and modern constellations, comets and meteors, asteroids, and other galactic marvels. The striking illustrations by ancient Babylonian, Greek, Arab, and Renaissance astronomers accompany a treasure trove of stories, lore, and mythical explanations of the nature and origin of astronomical phenomena. Information on the distances, sizes, and magnitudes of stars is also included, along with stellar landmarks, external galaxies, and other scientific data." "A multipurpose reference of striking designs for artists and designers, this archive will also provide scientists and interested readers with an absorbing glimpse into some of the folkloric aspects of primitive astronomy and astrology. Book jacket."--Jacket
Geologie der Umgebung von Bretzwil im nordschweizerischen Juragebierge by Ernst Lehner( Book )

8 editions published in 1920 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tektonik des Kettenjuranordrandes zwischen Meltingen und Reigoldswil (nordschweizerisches Juragebirge) by Ernst Lehner( Book )

9 editions published in 1920 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicinal and food plants : with 200 illustrations for artists and craftspeople by Ernst Lehner( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From buckwheat to rye and from bananas to barley corn, this fascinating reference offers a crisp pictorial record of the many foods on our tables today that emerged thousands of years ago in faraway lands. A major portion of the book features scores of rare woodcut illustrations culled from ancient herbals and old manuscripts that enhance intriguing anecdotes about the origins of grains and coffee, the odysseys of pineapples and peanuts, and the mysteries behind such exotic plants as breadfruit, pomegranates, and poppies. A second section includes a pictorial directory of various herbs, spices, and seeds, and relates their therapeutic, magical, and nutritional uses. An invaluable resource of royalty-free images for commercial artists and hobbyists, this illustrated sourcebook will delight anyone interested in the legendary and symbolic properties of food and medicinal plants."-- p. [4] of cover
Magic and mystical symbols : CD-ROM & book by Ernst Lehner( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astrology and astronomy : CD-ROM & book by Ernst Lehner( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods and deities : CD-ROM & book by Ernst Lehner( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Symbols, signs & signets
Alternative Names
Lehner, Ernst

Languages
English (200)

German (19)

Swedish (1)

Covers
Folklore and symbolism of flowers, plants and treesAlphabets & ornamentsDevils, demons, death, and damnationBig book of dragons, monsters, and other mythical creaturesDevils, demons, and witchcraft : 244 illustrations for artists and craftspeopleAstrology and astronomy : a pictorial archive of signs and symbolsMedicinal and food plants : with 200 illustrations for artists and craftspeopleMagic and mystical symbols : CD-ROM & book