Two have some sun light fading very minor and some storage spots but, they are all tight with no writing in them and very clean set. By zellaby on flickr i will buy these for my kids someday. The exact books, titles, and sequence has varied over the years. The sets did not sell for a lot of money but still money is money. The childcraft set also added a separate, optional, special annual volume each year, starting in 1965. Childcraft hardcover book set of 14 books volumes 115 missing book 5. We had these wonderful childcraft books in our home when i was a child.
Aug 8, 20 1950 s child craft books images the old childcraft books from the 1940 s and 1950 s are not easy to. The childcraft series was originally created in the 1930s by w. Childcraft series overview in my childhood home, we had a room called the library. Seemed mystified about why i thought this was a 1954 set. Order directly from click on any book below for more info or to order. Rare book set the childs world 1950 education all 6.
Single volumes the d from a set of britannicas, for example sell for. Childcraft book set the how and why library 12 book lot 1990s. I have a bunch of great vintage childrens book pages that i cut out of pretty beat up 1960s childcraft books. Childcraft was created as a sort of encyclopedia for young children.
Much like a set of adult encyclopedias, it was a set for children. Everything i need to know i learned from childcraft wired. I learned to read in the first grade when i was 6 no one had bothered to give me any. Finding the value of old encyclopedia sets thriftyfun. And the childcraft books communicated to me, as mother dearest and her two spawn could not. Find great deals on ebay for childcraft books and childcraft books 1970. Book lists feature 10 books from every decade of the last century.
I will also be checking messages and offers less frequently. Neat books to help you find those toys you grew up with. I grew up with this these books, my parents bought the set in 1956. Set of 21 childcraft books, complete 1 thru 15, plus 6.
Outofdate encyclopedia sets disappearing from shelves. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Spines are all intact and tight, as well as the orange outer color is still bright. The price was low, but i assumed the books were quite used, or something else to justify the low price. In the late 1930s there were just 7 volumes and it grew to 15 in the 1950s.
My family had the whole set and im pretty sure ive read all those books word per word, but i will write this here as this compilation of stories volume 1 in my edition, no longer sure what. Vintage childrens books the real books book set 1950s books for. Our marketplace offers millions of titles from sellers worldwide. Finding the value of world book encyclopedias thriftyfun. Ask a question here are the questions asked by community members. Buy brand new childcraft set now to get free shipping. Since i dont hold onto, well, anything, i am slowly listing these in my shop. It was published by the field enterprises educational corporation. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. Best modern baby cribs and nursery furniture child craft. Product title childcraft mathstart set level 1 book.
My family owned a set of childcraft books when i was growing up, and i read most of them from cover to cover except, i admit, the people and places volume, and through high school social. Anyways, recently i found myself remembering stories and nursery rhymes that i use to love as a kid and i remembered that they were from this collection of encyclopaediatype books and i remembered that these encyclopaedias were called the world book so after some. 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. Childcraft, poems of early childhood by childcraft. Gave them to the custodian with instructions they were to immediately go into the dumpster. Flickr photos, groups, and tags related to the childcraft flickr tag.
Colorful set of vintage childcraft books, filled with colorful and black and white illustrations. The childcraft set also added a separate, optional, special annual volume each. Childcraft is a childrens encyclopedia, published by world book. It grew to 15 volumes in the 1950s, and remained there, though further. Childcraft book volume 12 you and your family 1954 vintage. This set includes all six books and was printed in 1950. The original childcraft series was created in the 1930s by w. I have a set of 1961 childcraft and world book with. Vintage childcraft 1961 book set lot childrens encyclopedia 15 volume complete. Childcraft poems and rhymes vintage books for the very.
Bjoland editor complete set 16 up for auction is the entire set of six the childs world stories of childhood books. The series title was childcraft the how and why library. Aug 8, 20 1950s child craft books images the old childcraft books from the 1940 s and 1950 s are not easy to. Yes, these books were published 71 years ago, but there is still wonderful stories, poems, and valuable information within these covers. A some flaws here and there but no writing or tore pages that i can find. Our familys edition were either the 1949 or 1954 books, which look much like the earlier 1940s editions, but inside are much different. The title of the series is childcraft the how and why library. Lot vintage childcraft encyclopedia annual year 1977 1991 annuals hc book.
My 1949 set of childcraft books are one of my most. Old reference books such as encyclopedias may have some resale or collectors value. This is a page about finding the value of world book encyclopedias. This volume was the reason i bought an old set of the encyclopedias. Childcraft is a multivolume illustrated anthology for children, which originated in the late 1930s. Time out by sally edelstein 20 1 1950 ad for childcraft encyclopedias child. We offer a complete assortment of highquality, safe, and developmentally appropriate products that support. Childcraft the how and why library, the best childcraft encyclopedia books for curious kids. When i was a child, we had a set of childcraft books which were published in 1949, like the ones above. Exploring the world around us by childcraft and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Little did i realize that they would only send one book. Unfollow childcraft books set to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.
Early childhood supplies, early childhood education, early. My set of childcraft, the how and why library, is a 1972 edition. Complete 1954 childcraft book set volumes 115 lot nice description. It was a beautiful room with dark wood builtin book cases and glass doors. I dont know what happened to them, but i do know that by the time we kids had passed from childhood, they were well worn and most likely falling apart, especially volumes. I thought was getting a complete set of childcraft because that is what the listing said. Would be an amazing gift for any grandparent, parent, or child. To me these first two volumes were nourishing and homey, like a good spaghetti casserole. This is a wonderful set, need just a bit of cleaning but in excellent condition inside the covers.
I havent been on vacation again, but rather laboring under the ill effects of one of these nogood, very bad, advil cold and sinus worthy head colds, which makes the very effort of watching the blinking cursor play across the screen itself kind of a burden. Substitute tater tot hotdish if you live in minnesota. We have a proud heritage of creating nursery furnishings that have been designed to meet your every need and grow with your child. I dont know what happened to them, but i do know that by the time we kids had passed from childhood, they were well worn and most likely falling apart, especially volumes one and two. From harold and the purple crayon to horton hears a who, youll remember these classic childrens books if you grew up in the 1950s. This set of six books was published, by the childs world, inc.
Ursula weise the supplement book is a chapter for each person that has contributed to art, science, and so on, this book by itself is a great find. Childcraft is an anthology that was originally created in the 1930s by the publishers of the world book encyclopedia. Childcraft, poems of early childhood by childcraft international. Vintage childcraft book set, 1976 complete set childcraft the how and why. Granted this one is not in excellent conditon but the asking price is a good indication of the worth of these books. I have other great books listed on my other inventory pages. I am going to be out of state from june 11th through july 7th, so i will not be able to ship any items during this time. Collectors always look for books that are over 100 years old. No torn or folded down pages, no writing in any, no smells, mold or soiled page. I am absolutely sure that the book salesman was a send in lol that was my jesus who sold mother the books. Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move andor transport. With a full selection of early childhood educational products, including furniture, manipulatives, outdoor learning and family engagement solutions, childcraft and school specialty help you create an effective learning environment.
Childcraft the how and why library complete 15 book set. It grew to 15 volumes in the 1950s, and remained there, though further changes were made in later editions. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Oh my god the childcraft books were my childhood right now theyre buried in my garage somewhere but i cant seem to find them. Quarrie and company and later on by the same company that published world book encyclopedia. My family had a complete set of childcraft books, circa and i spent countless hours re. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Jun 05, 2012 when i was a child, we had a set of childcraft books which were published in 1949, like the ones above.
Todays vintage childrens book is volume 12 of the childcraft library. Here is the link to the sets that sold so you can see if one is similar to your set. Books like these can have a wealth of illustrations and i love looking at them. The best classic childrens books from the 1950s, part of a series of the best childrens books from the 20th century. They are all in beautiful condition inside and out. Book 1 has the previous owners bookplate on the inside of the front cover. More information 1950s child craft books images the old childcraft books from the 1940 s and 1950 s are not easy to.
My 1949 set of childcraft books are one of my most treasured possessions. Thrifted set childcraft library by hyenainpetticoats. Billed as a 1954 edition, this set was published in the 70s. It included nursery rhymes, fairy tales, stories, art projects, educational topics, music, insight for parents, and so much more all in 15 volumes with an additional supplement book. Some of the other volumes of childcraft include stories and fables, children everywhere, world and space, about animals, how things work, what people do, holidays and customs, make and do, etc. My grandmother read me poems and stories from them, three of my cousins borrowed them and enjoyed them, i read from these wonderful books to my children, and i have also read from them to my grandchildren three generations and i hope someday we can make it 4 generations. Childcraft encyclopedia set free shipping world book. Read on to see the answers provided by the thriftyfun community or ask a new question. Kids grow with themworld book childcraft books set they contains all my childhood, the base of my culture, the colors of my fantasy, most of the answers to the mysteries of the universe. The books are hardcover and have black and red covers. With simple texts and illustrations, the volumes were designed to make learning fun. Lot of 5 childcraft 1949 books v hb vintage childrens.
See librarythings wikipage childcraft for a list of various editions. Childcraft products for early childhood development. After the supreme court rulings of the 1950s to 1970s, the official ability of the us. Dec, 2019 the 1958 set was not a stand out set but there have been several sets sold on ebay this year which is a little unusual. Part of a set of new catholic encyclopedia volumes from 1967 are displayed in kent district librarys plainfield branch librarian dave shaws home.913 983 286 988 1486 969 1212 1163 1160 459 1295 1210 902 695 1260 818 1429 198 1299 1261 1391 1565 770 1436 1238 522 105 1036 995 58 154 562 1205