The golden home and high school encyclopedia complete. The first ten volumes are dedicated to one subject and one time period. The golden book encyclopedia, book 116 full set, volumes 116. Jun 07, 2012 the golden book encyclopedia 1946, 1959, 1988 was an encyclopedia written for white american schoolchildren under the age of 12. Vintage 1958 big golden book rudolph the rednosed reindeer. Throughout the years, the little golden books franchise worked together with various companies and introduced book and product joint packaging. It was a set of about 20 volumes and the defining value of this set was, that in the rear of each volume was an alphabetical synopsis of many classic literary works. Reprints are also generally of much less value to collectors. You can look at lists of some of my collection under my books or my records. Mickey mouse club mickey mouse the kitten sitters and mickey mouse and the missing mouseketeers little golden book set. Values are not set to determine prices as auction and dealer values vary. Come into the kitchen, vincent price, collectors treasury americas great recipes cookbook vintage. The only encyclopedia for young gradeschool children accurate and authoritative, entertainlingly written and illustrated to make learning an adventure.
Looking for a 1960s era illustrated world encyclopedia set. In some cases, as with chronicles of narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. The illustrated volumes begin with book one, aardvark to army through book eight, hudson to korea. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. Jan 07, 2015 in a recent episode of the web series fig. I was given a copy of this book in the 1960s when i was a child.
I have the following book series are they worth anything. Beware of spine labels such as bca book club associates, tlc the leisure circle, ru readers union, rs reprint society. The golden book encyclopedia, book 116 full set, volumes 116 bertha morris parker on. Jan 31, 2014 there are some older encyclopedia sets that are valued by collectors.
My parents have the full set and is wondering what it is worth, considering its antique. Very few encyclopedia sets are worth anything and many experienced book sellers will either not take them, automatically recycle them, or just give them away. If you have an older book which seems to have value, you might want to look at our page. The first golden age of science fiction, often recognized in the united states as the period from 1938 to 1946, was an era during which the science fiction genre gained wide public attention and many classic science fiction stories were published. The golden book encyclopedia 1960 edition open library. During the early 1960s the term rare and unusual gold coin from the 1934 gold reserve act was redefined a bit. A vintage eight volume set of the golden book encyclopedia and an additional vintage informational book. As for the books of the year, they may have some value you can look into.
This complete set of golden books history of the united states in 12 volumes is like a childs first encyclopedia. Values are not set to determine prices as auction and dealer values vary greatly and are affected by demand and condition. Mar 26, 2014 the golden book encyclopedia in sixteen accurate, factfilled volumes dramatically illustrated with more than 6. The golden book encyclopedia, vintage,1960, complete 16 volume set. That would be the little poky puppy, which has sold almost 15 million copies since its publication as one of the. I am looking for a particular encyclopedia, circa 1960. Eliot, ezra pound, wallace stevens, robert frost, or william carlos williams, whose long careers were coming to an end. The postworld war ii years produced an abundance of strong poetry but no individual poet as dominant and accomplished as t. The golden book encyclopedia of natural science vol. The attraction of childrens books lies in the vibrant illustrations or exciting tales that fill their pages. Book club editions sometimes have different dustwrappers to publishers copies, though this may be only in the name on the spine. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a work page. Seusswent through to create his classic childrens book green eggs and.
American literature poetry encyclopedia britannica. Price to book value is a valuation ratio that is measured by stock price book value per share. As its name implies, the clicker quikchek lets you quickly check your total purchasesor doublecheck the sales clerkby clicking off the price of each item. In the same year, the name western publishing company was adopted and common stock was issued with some eighty percent owned by management or employees. The golden book encyclopedia, volume one to sixteen, complete set some rubbing with some scuffing at corners, peeling to laminate surface on some, top and bottom spine of books worn. Welcome to the little golden book collector this site is dedicated to information on collecting little golden books. Seuss collection at the universitys geisel library and shows the process author and illustrator theodore geiselbetter known as dr. Nov 30, 2010 very few encyclopedia sets are worth anything and many experienced book sellers will either not take them, automatically recycle them, or just give them away.
The 1959 edition sold over 60 million volumes, making it the bestselling childrens encyclopedia of all time in america. Buy childrens books for sale at auction invaluable. And a search of online auction sites will show that even for established celebrities, there can be a wide disparity. The common knowledge section now includes a series field. Harley will be played by australian actress margot robbie.
Set 1960 1 20 hardcover january 1, 1960 by field enterprises educational corp. The list of the most valuable important modern age. Little golden books produced the topselling childrens book of the 20th century. Vintage eight volume set of the golden book encyclopedia.
See all 6 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Then the golden book encyclopedia appeared in our local safeway, one new volume a week. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Like many concepts in the book world, series is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. The golden book encyclopedia in sixteen accurate, factfilled volumes dramatically illustrated with more than 6. What is the collection of 1974 world book encyclopedia worth. The golden book encyclopedia by bertha morris parker. The book value is essentially the tangible accounting value of a firm compared to the market value that is shown. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. It was one of my favourite books that i read all the time, and looked at the. I am trying to find the value of a 1960 edition, like new, comptons picture. As one bookseller puts it, the value of a book is whatever someone will pay for it. Advertised with circulars in newspapers, the encyclopedias were sent out in weekly or biweekly installments. What is the value of the 1972 golden anniversary edition of compton encyclopedia and factindex.
I want to share the joy i have in collecting with all of you. Online you arent going to find them because they cost more to ship then they are worth. However, ive always made the argument that the generalization of wikipedia was valid, and should be taken into consideration. Chinese kosher cookbook grossman jewish oriental cooking vintage 1963. See more ideas about little golden books, books, vintage childrens books. The golden book encyclopedia complete set 19591960 3rd printing 1.
The golden book encyclopedia complete set of 16 volumes parker, bertha morris on. During the early 1960 s the term rare and unusual gold coin from the 1934 gold reserve act was redefined a bit. The golden book encyclopedia 1946, 1959, 1988 was an encyclopedia written for white american schoolchildren under the age of 12. These incisive and erudite texts provide a crucial introduction to marxist political economy, as well as advancing critical arguments for those already well versed. The values stated in this guide are to be used only as a guide. In the history of science fiction, the golden age follows the pulp era of the 1920s and 1930s, and precedes new wave science fiction of the 1960s. This complete set of golden book s history of the united states in 12 volumes is like a childs first encyclopedia. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.
There are some older encyclopedia sets that are valued by collectors. Vintage 1970 golden book encyclopedia volume 1 aardvark to. What is 1978 world book encyclopedia set in mint condition. I have very fond memories of these books, as i do for all things in the 1960s music, tv, books. And a search of online auction sites will show that even for established celebrities, there can be a wide disparity in final values depending on school year, condition, etc. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. The front page of every volume describes the books as, factfilled volumes dramatically illustrated with more than 6,000 pictures. Seusswent through to create his classic childrens book green eggs and ham. This book has been gathering some steam for some time now since news of the suicide squad movie that is due out in 2016 was announced. This site is dedicated to information on collecting little golden books. Finding the value of comptons encyclopedias thriftyfun.
The labour theory of value is interrogated by geoffrey kay and athar hussain, and diane elson concludes with an argument for the importance of marxs value theory of labour. The golden book encyclopedia is a set of childrens encyclopedias published by western printing and lithographing company under the name golden press. The little golden books history and backstory simplemost. They uaually have a value of 25 to 60 dollars if in mint shape.
Book scans the goal of the bookscan project is to provide a visual catalog of all vintage american paperbacks for roughly the first 20 years of paperbacksized books. Little golden book collector little golden book collector. The major poetry from 1945 to 1960 was modernist in its ironic texture yet formal in its. I believe it was called the illustrated world encyclopedia or something like that. Collectable books buying and selling on the internet. Looking for a book from the early 1950s might be a golden book or wonder book. Supermarket chains, such as acme markets, used these encyclopedias as a promotional hook to lure shoppers. The golden book encyclopedia complete set of 16 volumes. The golden book encyclopedia complete 16 vol set 1960. I have been collecting all shapes and sizes of little golden books and other related items since 1986. Realistically, most yearbooks never fetch such rarified auction prices.1089 1054 768 348 501 335 1337 557 301 860 2 1557 698 631 783 763 923 1335 957 578 44 862 813 733 670 1515 181 1293 250 1334 1396 732 488 837 1466 513