Title THE JUNIOR CLASSICS. POPULAR EDITION, ILLUSTRATED. 10 VOLUME SET. (THE YOUNG FOLKS' SHELF OF BOOKS.)
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good+
Jacket Condition No Jacket - (as issued)
Edition Popular Edition.
Publisher P.F. Collier & Son 1957
Illustrator Leslie Brooke, John D. Batten, Walter Crane, Warren Chappell, John Tenniel, Richard Doyle, Charles Dana Gibson, Frank Shields, Lois Lenski, Wilfred Jones, Hugh Thomson, Tom Hall, Randolph Caldecott, Dorothy Lathrop, W. Heath Robinson, et al.
Seller ID 29536
358 pp, 368 pp, 364 pp, 377 pp, 392 pp, 392 pp, 376 pp, 380 pp, 389 pp, 390 pp - 10 volume set (9 3/4" H). Books are bound in different colors (red, green, blue, orange and brown) with black title blocks & gilt lettering on spines, black illustrations on spines and front boards. Pictorial endpapers, color frontispieces, color and monotone illustrations throughout by Howard Pyle, John D. Batten, L. Leslie Brooke, E. Verbeck, Walter Crane, Wanda Gag, Warren Chappell, Lockwood Kipling, Dorothy Lathrop, H.M. Brock, Boris Artzybasheff, John Flaxman, Wilfred Jones, Reginald Birch, Richard Doyle, Randolph Caldecott, Gustave Dore, Sir John Tenniel, Frank Shields, Tom Hall, W. Heath Robinson, and others. 1. Fairy Tales and Fables; 2. Stories of Wonder and Magic; 3. Myths and Legends; 4. Hero Tales; 5. Stories That Never Grow Old; 6. Stories About Boys and Girls; 7. The Animal Book; 8. Stories from History; 9. Sport and Adventure; 10. Poetry / Reading Guide / Indexes. Most volumes have very light wrinkling - either at the topof the spine, at the bottom of the spine, or at both; very light edge wear at top/bottom of spines and at corners; volume 5 has a very small stain at top edge of rear board (old glue) and and a faint tiny stain on top of text block; volume 6 has two very small light stains on rear board.