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Instant Collection of Children's Books, Bright Colored Children's Book Collection, Set of 4 1950's Illustrated Children's Books

All books are part of the Junior Deluxe Editions series published by Nelson Doubleday, Garden City, NY, in 1956. All four books are hardcovers and are in EXCELLENT vintage condition! Bindings are tight and books are clean, unmarked and rip free! There is a minor water mark to the top of the Mowgli book, which you can see clearly in the 1st photo. This does NOT show on the individual pages. Please note that the inside cover of Good-Bye, Mr. Chips does NOT have the same print on the back of the boards as the other three books have pictured in the top left of the 4th photo. Also, the colored edges of the pages are colored on the tops of these book's pages only. Books measure: 8.5" X 6"

Collection includes:

-All the Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrations by Richard M. Powers. Stories include: Mowgli's Brothers; Kaa's Hunting; How Fear Came; "Tiger! Tiger!"; Letting In The Jungle; The King's Ankus; Red Dog; The Spring Running; & In The Rukh.

-Good-bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton. Illustrations by Orin Kincade.

-Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight. Illustrations by Lilian Obligado

-Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrations by Leonard Weisgard. Stories include: The Emperor's new Clothes, The Swineherd, The Real Princess, The Shoes of Fortune, The Fir Tree, The Snow Queen, The Leap-Frog, The Elderbush, The Bell, The Old House, The Happy Family, The Story of a Mother, The False Collar, The Shadow, The Little Match Girl, The Dream of Little Tuk, The Naughty Boy, and The Red Shoes.

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Instant Collection of Children's Books, Bright Colored Children's Book Collection, Set of 4 1950's Illustrated Children's Books


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: paper
  • Only ships within United States.
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