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The Book of Knowledge

Harrold F. B. Wheeler (Editor)

Waverley 1930

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

A charming1930s 'Pictured Encyclopedia for Readers of All Ages.' Complete in eight volumes, packed full of informative, interesting and sometimes politically incorrect images and photos. An encyclopedia that wishes to be enjoyed: 'Hitherto Encyclopedias have been dull, heavy, listless compilations'. Here, however, articles are engaging and designed to excite the imagination. Half leather binding with elaborate gilt design to spine. Some shelf-wear and rubbing with occasional marks to covers but clean and tight. Good/very good condition. * Due to large size overseas postage may be extra.