Your sounds very complete and although there are a few worldwide that have come up this complete this is a nice set. The world book encyclopedia vintage 1973 w childcraft the how. Book value is the value at which the assets of a business are carried on the companys books. Well known to book collectors and booklovers, our site is an excellent resource for discovering a rough value of an old book.
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The printed grolier student encyclopedia of endangered species from 1994 in good condition is typically worth about as much as a 1994 new book of knowledge in similar condition. I have a complete set of 1958 world book encyclopedias. I have a complete set of the world book 75 anniversary edition. Animals owner name written inside front and rear cover. And because i was the only one who had a computer, i also got the encyclopedia on a cdrom. Hansen and john bellow, who realized that existing encyclopedias were offputting to young readers. Average value of world book encyclopedia 1956 edition in good condition, c. Duane cowin and their sevenyearold daughter, dorane, first parent purchasers of the 1947 edition of the world book encyclopedia at their home in lansing, michigan world book photo by clair reid inset. There were a number of educational encyclopaedia style sets of peanuts books published. Get the best deals on encyclopedia sets when you shop the largest online selection at. The color and binding varies depending on the year and the condition of the binding and pages will vary because they are used. Harver world encyclopedia 1973 complete 21 book encyclopedia. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. Get the best deals on world book encyclopedia when you shop the.
Abebooks has been part of the rare book world since going live in 1996. Morris jones with unidentified employee, circa 1940. In 1915, they enlisted the help of michael vincent oshea, a professor of education at the university of wisconsin the first edition of the world book encyclopedia was published as simply the world book in 1917, by the hansonroachfowler. May 05, 2018 the last shop on earth that still sells the world book encyclopedia. We recommend used editions published before 1976 when it was extensively revised. What is the value world book encyclopedia, 1976 edition. Disneys wonderful world of knowledge 20 volume complete full. Book value may also refer to the net worth of a business. This is a guide about finding the value of world book encyclopedias. How much is 1973 world book encyclopedia set worth answers. Vintage cookbook website is focused on antiquarian, antique, vintage, and rare american cookbooks. And the fact is, most encyclopedia sets arent worth much at all. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
The world book encyclopedia dictionary hardcover, two volumes. I have a set of the world book encyclopedia, copy right 1964. I have the entire set of 1973 world book encyclopedias. The scott fetzer company, which owns ginsu knives and other consumer brands, bought world book in 1978. The world book encyclopedia 1973, hardcover for sale online. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. The annual supplement to the world book encyclopedia. I bought my kids a new world book encyclopedia back in 1973. The chicago published encyclopedia by field enterprises educational corp.
What is the value world book encyclopedia, 1976 edition, like. The book is approximately 11 14 inches by 8 34 inches. What is the value of the world book encyclopedia set 1974. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. According to the company, its mission is to enhance learning and reading for children around the world by developing trustworthy, engaging content to create products that will engage children of all ages at home, on the go, in the classroom or in libraries worldwide. The first set of books was entitled the charlie brown dictionary, and was published by first print world publishing in 1973. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate. Page finding the value of world book encyclopedias. World book encyclopedia complete set 1973 hardcover january 1, 1973 see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
The bad news is, if you can find a buyer for that year you might get about 25. Finding the value of world book encyclopedias thriftyfun. World book and childcraft encyclopaedia 1973, main encyclopaedia is 26 volumes plus world book dictionary childcraft encyclopaedia. My folks had an encyclopedia britannica from, oh, i cant even imagine how old it was. We have a complete 1978 set of world book encyclopedias. The melt value shown below is how valuable the coins metal is worth bare minimum value of coin.
The world book encyclopedia field enterprises educational corporation. Book value may also refer to the net worth of a business, which is calculated by subtracting liabilities from assets. This is a complete set 1 thru 20 of the international encyclopedia, world books a thru z, science books 1972, 1973 1974, and year books 1971, 1972, 1973 all in great condition. You can get a 10yo encyclopedia set for almost nothing, and the world book puts out a new edition every year. Disneys wonderful world of knowledge 20 volume complete. Nov 16, 2015 i bought my kids a new world book encyclopedia back in 1973. A comic book is a periodical that contains a series of panels in the form of a narrative.
A 20year old encyclopedia set is of no use to anyone. Buy world book encyclopedia 1973 online at alibris. According to the company, its mission is to enhance learning and reading for. The world book encyclopedia is an encyclopedia published in the united states. A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much.
These 1964 sets of the world book encyclopedia are modest in value when you consider the number of volumes and the many that are in very good condition. New listing childrens britannica encyclopedia complete 20 volume set 4th ed 1990. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. World book encyclopedia 2015 edition, classic binding 22 volumes.772 1159 718 1420 1052 881 1127 1051 537 63 651 1300 204 1493 249 7 124 351 841 1017 308 682 620 332 1277 1325 1104 448 712 552