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Compiled and edited by Parents' Magazine, this six volume set is called "The Mother's Encyclopedia." Chock full of advice about every imaginable parenting topic subdivided under 2,076 headings in 1,432 pages, this reference encyclopedia is both useful and entertaining.

Originally published in 1933 by the Parents' Institute of America, these books are the 1942 revised edition. Sporting royal blue cloth covers with an embossed profile of a boy on the front and attractive gilt spine lettering, there are also some wonderful black and white photographs in each book.

The six volumes include...
Volume 1: A-Co, Accidents to Competition
Volume 2: Con-Fa, Competitive Sports to Family Conferences
Volume 3: Fam-Ma, Family Size to Maternity
Volume 4: Me-Pr, Measles to Prostitution
Volume 5: Ps-Sm, Psychiatric Help to Smoking
Volume 6: So-W, Social Maturity Scale to Worry

These books measure 5 by 7 inches each and are in excellent condition for their age with minor wear to the covers. The interior pages very clean with light yellowing and no musty smells.

Please note that for U.S. buyers, this item will ship via Media Mail.

Complete Set of The Mother's Encyclopedia, Six Volumes Bound in Royal Blue


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: paper, canvas
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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