8vo. 12 volume set plus A Parent's Guide Book, 13 books in total. All volumes are in similar condition, descriptions pertaining to individual volumes are noted. Head and feet of spines are bumped/rubbed. Light shelf wear along bottom edge of boards, corners of boards are bent/worn. Spines rubbed slightly. Front and back boards/covers have surface scratches/marks. Corners of volume one are frayed/bent. Volume one has loose binding. Light foxing to flyleafs in some volumes, does not affect integrity of pages or plates. Volume one is listed as the thirty-first printing from 1947. This set was published between 1947 and 1948. Exact printing hard to determine. The Book House for Children My Book House set includes 12 collections of children's stories, contemperary or classic, for either advanced young readers, or for parents to read to their children. Spanning bible tales, fairy tales, real life heros and heroines, war time battles, vast adventure on the open sea, fantastic worlds with mythical and fantasy creatures, in this memorable compilation of early reading material. Volumes included: In the Nursery, Story Time, Up One Pair of Stairs, Through the Gate, Over the Hills, Through Fairy Halls, The Magic Garden, Flying Sails, The Treasure Chest, From the Tower Window, In Shining Armor, Halls of Fame. The set has been reprinted countless times and has remained a classic for parents reading to their children for the first time.* * * [Please note: additional postage fees may be required for oversized and/or international orders to be shipped.]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: My Book House 12 Volume set and A Parent's ...
Publisher: Book House for Children
Publication Date: 1948
Book Condition: good
Edition: sixth printing.
Book Description Chicago: Book House for Children, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. The complete set, including the Parent's Guide Book. Uniform size and bindings. 7 in. x 9 ¼ in. Various paginations. Color illustrations throughout. Blue cloth over boards, with gilt titling on spine and front panel; the front panels have color illustrations pasted on. It is rare to find this set of books in such excellent condition. Each book is near fine, with some approaching fine. The combined weight of the thirteen volumes is approximately 26 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13383697430