New York: The University Society, 1938. Maroon cloth with titling and illustration in gilt on spine, tooled border on cover around border of a different color illustration on each volume. 7" X 9", ~400 pp. per volume, B&W and color illustrations throughout, dark tinted top edge, graphic end papers. This quality set of books may have never been read, tight, well bound and clean. Only some minor rubbing on color cover illustration from adjacent book. Vol I - Fun and Thought for Little Folk, Vol II - Golden Stories, Vol III Folklore, Fables, and Fairy Tales, Vol IV - Picture Stories and Music, Vol V Famous Stories and Verse, Vol VI - Things to Make and Things to Do, Vol VII - Nature, Recreation, and Physical Development, Vol VIII - Stories from Every Land, Vol IX - Boys and Girls Who Became Famous, Index, Vol X - The Manual of Child Development, Supplement - The Bible Story.
This timeless series of books will provide many hours of entertainment, engagement, and reading excitement for youths and adults alike. Fine. Item #1302
"This collection is so built that it creates a desire for knowledge, and then satisfies that desire." (p vii, Vol I).