The application of reception to literary studies developed in the late 1960s as a. World book encyclopedia collection 1965 i have a complete set of, 116 of the golden book encyclopedia 1960 edition. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Golden memories of the golden book encyclopedia paladini. The golden book encyclopedia 1960 edition open library. One of five children of immigrants from austriahungary, golden was born on new yorks lower east side. The socalled golden age of childrens illustrated booksa period dating from. The golden book encyclopedia 16 vol set hardcover january 1, 1969 by bertha morris parker author visit amazons bertha morris parker page. Golden studied english literature, but left the university without completing his degree. Advertised with circulars in newspapers, the encyclopedias were sent out in weekly or biweekly installments.
The first walt disney little golden book, through the. His father was an editor of the jewish daily forward. The best books published during the 1960s decade 1960 1969. The 1959 edition sold over 60 million volumes, making it the bestselling childrens encyclopedia of all time in america. Looking for a book from the early 1950s might be a golden book or wonder. The golden book encyclopedia hardcover january 1, 1960. The superhero archetype was created and many wellknown characters were introduced, including superman, batman, captain marvel, captain america, and wonder woman. The only encyclopedia for young gradeschool children accurate and authoritative, entertainlingly written and illustrated to make learning an adventure 3rd printing.
The golden book encyclopedia complete set of 16 volumes hardcover january 1, 1960 by bertha morris parker author. In the 1960s these programs accelerated, leading to what became known as the sixties scoop. The golden book picture atlas of the world, complete 6 book set 1960. Pages in category 1960s drama movies the following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. I am looking for a set of the book of knowledge from the period listed above 1960 ish.
The golden book encyclopedia is a set of childrens encyclopedias published by western printing and lithographing company under the name golden press. There doesnt appear to be any missing pages, tears, or writing on the pages. The golden book encyclopedia in sixteen accurate, factfilled volumes dramatically illustrated with more than 6. The golden book encyclopedia 1946, 1959, 1988 was an encyclopedia written for white american schoolchildren under the age of 12. What is the value world book encyclopedia, 1976 edition, like new i have a complete set of world book encyclopedias. I have a 1960 set of world book encyclopedias plus large two book dictionar. For the first time since 1950, two american based teams competed for the stanley cup and it was the chicago black hawks beating the detroit red wings four games to two.
In 1977 members of the group organized the first of several reunions, some of which were highly publicized and even promoted by navy. The golden book encyclopedia complete 16 vol set 1960. In the same year, the name western publishing company was adopted and common stock was issued with some eighty percent owned by management or employees. Many little golden books are in their 3rd printing, and 1. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The world book was first published in 1917 and revised annually from 1925. The fans chose michael jordans titleclinching jumper against the jazz in the 1998 finals as the best among the 60 greatest playoff moments of alltime. The 1960 61 nhl season was the 44th season of the national hockey league.
Vintage 1958 big golden book rudolph the rednosed reindeer. A popular form of these ideas can be found in the books of investigative. See more ideas about little golden books, books and vintage childrens books. I have seen pieces of the set for sale on ebay and a few other sets for sale from various years.
The golden book encyclopedia hardcover january 1, 1960 by bertha morris parker author 5. Mickey mouse club mickey mouse the kitten sitters and mickey mouse and the missing mouseketeers little golden book set. The golden age of comic books describes an era of american comic books from 1938 to 1956. I am looking for a particular encyclopedia, circa 1960.
How much is the bicentennial edition of world book encyclopedias worth. Does anyone know what the set might be worth or if someone is interested in purchasing it. The golden book encyclopedia complete set of 16 volumes. Golden thirteen, group of african americans who in 1944 became the first group of black servicemen to complete officer training for the united states navy. My mom would buy the next installment each friday, and by the following week id have read it cover to cover, twice. The golden book encyclopedia complete set 19591960 3rd. The golden thirteen were the thirteen african american enlisted men who became the first african american commissioned and warrant officers in the united states navy. I was eight and facing a long, boring summer, no friends around, nothing to do. The golden poppy is the state flower of california. Imagine my delight when i caught sight of the first volume of the golden book encyclopedia. Looking for a 1960s era illustrated world encyclopedia set.
The golden book encyclopedia, volume one to sixteen, complete set some rubbing with some scuffing at corners, peeling to laminate surface on some, top and bottom spine of books worn. The first golden age of science fiction, often recognized in the united states as the period from 1938 to 1946, was an era during which the science fiction genre gained wide public attention and many classic science fiction stories were published. Then the golden book encyclopedia appeared in our local safeway, one new volume a week. Score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it. The golden book picture atlas of the world, complete 6. Vintage the golden book encyclopedia 16 volume set 1970. 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. Get information and homework help with millions of articles in our free, online library. Sold little golden book junk journal flipthrough, pussy willow sold thank you duration. The golden book encyclopedia complete set of 16 volumes parker, bertha morris on. In the history of science fiction, the golden age follows the pulp era of the 1920s and 1930s, and precedes new wave science fiction of the 1960s.
As i stood there and thumbed through the book every picture brought back a shining clear memory. Little golden books launch at 25 cents each, democratizing reading for young americans. Please only add little golden books from any decade to this list. The most common 1960s golden books material is metal. The golden book encyclopedia, book 116 full set, volumes 116. Very good condition very good condition the golden book encyclopedia set of 16 volumes 1961 revised edition. Vintage the golden book encyclopedia 16 volume set 1970 edition complete. And the fact is, most encyclopedia sets arent worth much at all. Throughout the history of the united states until the end of world war i, the navy had enlisted african americans for general service, but they were barred from joining. One was the bluebound 1920s edition of the childrens encyclopedia which hed bought and the other was the 1930s wonderland of knowledge that his parents subscribed to when he was young. It was chicagos first cup win since 1938, not winning another until 2010.
When i was a child, my father had 2 sets of encyclopedias that he kept in the spare bedroom. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Supermarket chains, such as acme markets, used these encyclopedias as a promotional hook to lure shoppers. I believe it was called the illustrated world encyclopedia or something like that.
The golden book encyclopedia by bertha morris parker. During this time, modern comic books were first published and rapidly increased in popularity. The golden book encyclopedia is a set of childrens encyclopedias published by western. I have a complete set of 1967 world book encyclopedias. The golden encyclopedia by bennett dorothy a abebooks. It was a set of about 20 volumes and the defining value of this set was, that in the rear of each volume was an alphabetical synopsis of many classic literary works. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from encyclopaedia britannica. The golden book encyclopedia, book 116 full set, volumes. Get the best deals on golden book encyclopedia when you shop the largest online selection at. The california state water project, launched in 1960, is the largest. Finding the value of groliers book of knowledge encyclopedias. I once won a set of this encyclopedia on a childrens tv show video village with monty hall when i was a kid and foolishly gave it away. I dont think it was a boxcar childrens story but it was around that time period i was reading these in the 1960s.713 716 151 534 987 503 1320 1211 776 255 16 1165 1121 141 1144 708 1032 861 828 842 352 186 981 247 1424 134 332 1240 1336 511 47 801 388 1372 885 916