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The Bookshelf for Boys and Girls

by Editor

Price: $60.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b901-01
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University Society
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: CHILDREN\'S ANTHOLOGIES FIARY TALES POETRY SONGS PRAYERS

New York: University Society, 1955. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 9 volumes. Color and black and white illustrations and photographs. A lovely anthology of stories, poems, essays, prayers, crafts, songs, projects, games and more with original and reproduction illustrations and photographs. Volumes include: 1. Nursery Favorites Old and New 2. Happy Hours in Storyland 3. Fold and Fairy Tales 4. Pictures, Stories, and Music 5. Things to Make and Things to Do 6. Famous Stories and Verse 7. Nature Recreation and Physical Development 8. Stories from Every Land 9. Boys and Girls Who Became Famous. Volume 1 has shelfwear, a tear to cloth at the top of spine, and cracked hinges. First several pages are loose. All other volumes are exceptionally clean and tight, with only very minor edgewear. Pasted-down color illustrations on each cover, and bright gilt lettering on spines. With the exception of volume 1, this is a near-fine set.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.