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Over-sized orange-red hardcover Childcraft educational reference text with plenty of black and white photos and color illustrations too! This book is an amazing find, whether you're just looking for some neat decor or want something a little unique to work with for your next altered art or collage project!

Science and Industry
This is Volume 14 of this 1930s-1940s Childcraft reference series.
©1949 Field Enterprises, Inc., Chicago, IL
Printed in the USA

120 pages

14 inches x 10 inches x 1/2 inch thick

The science chapters include text and photography focused mainly on plants and animals, including topics like species, reproduction, adaptation, and growth. There are also chapters on weather, planets, water, etc.

The industry chapters include a variety of subjects relating to agriculture, manufacturing, materials, and what was considered modern technology at the time. Such a simpler time, the forties.

You can see more photos of the pages of this book at my Facebook page, even if you don't have a Facebook account. Just copy and paste this web address into your browser's address bar to see the photo album:

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SALE - 1940s Childcraft Science & Industry vintage educational reference book - volume 14


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: paper, vintagey goodness
  • Ships worldwide from Wisconsin, United States
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