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The Children's Treasure House Complete Set Of 12 Volumes

£90.00

Product description

Hardback. Leather bound with half green cloth on boards. Leather is worn on the bottom of each volume.Markings and light fading to some of the cloth covering on volumes. Some pages have foxing and speckling present.

Published by Educational Book Company, undated circa the 1920's.

This encyclopedic set of 12 volumes is undated, but in his preface to the first volume, Arthur Mee explains that it has been twelve years since The Children's Encyclopedia "came into the world". (That work was first published as magazine part work 1908-1910, and as an eight-volume bound set in 1910.) This set is heralded as a Companion to that earlier work. It is aimed at slightly older children and was designed to "tell more fully here the story of those things that encyclopedias can only touch upon".

Volumes are arranged thematically with such titles as 'How and Why'; 'The Story Teller'; 'The Amazing Animal Kingdom' and 'Motherland and Empire'. All the knowledge a child of the British Empire needed between the World Wars.

An attractive encyclopedia that gives an insight into a world almost a century ago.

Item details

Author(s):
Mee, Arthur
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
25 x 16 cm
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Educational Book Company
Title:
The Children's Treasure House

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About this item

Hardback. Leather bound with half green cloth on boards. Leather is worn on the bottom of each volume.Markings and light fading to some of the cloth covering on volumes. Some pages have foxing and speckling present.

Published by Educational Book Company, undated circa the 1920's.

This encyclopedic set of 12 volumes is undated, but in his preface to the first volume, Arthur Mee explains that it has been twelve years since The Children's Encyclopedia "came into the world". (That work was first published as magazine part work 1908-1910, and as an eight-volume bound set in 1910.) This set is heralded as a Companion to that earlier work. It is aimed at slightly older children and was designed to "tell more fully here the story of those things that encyclopedias can only touch upon".

Volumes are arranged thematically with such titles as 'How and Why'; 'The Story Teller'; 'The Amazing Animal Kingdom' and 'Motherland and Empire'. All the knowledge a child of the British Empire needed between the World Wars.

An attractive encyclopedia that gives an insight into a world almost a century ago.

Author(s):
Mee, Arthur
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
25 x 16 cm
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Educational Book Company
Title:
The Children's Treasure House

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