Get the best deals on encyclopedia sets when you shop the largest online selection at. And then this beautiful set of large print encyclopedias came in and what can i say, i fell in love with them. What is the value of a complete set of 1957 world book encyc. Yay i work at half price books, and ive been trying to find out what to do with all the books we cant resell or donate. Wonderful, readable articles much better than britanica or americana for use by high school kids as well as most educated adults. It is a complete set, including the child craft books, and they are a limited edition with blue denim style covers, and red handkerchief style inside the cover. Gave them to the custodian with instructions they were to immediately go into the dumpster.
If you prefer to try to price your collection on your own, a number of notable books will give you an idea about the worth or value of your book collection. More information about this seller contact this seller 5. The value of any book lies in the publication date and overall condition as well as how many publications are available and most importantly does anybody want it. Nov 20, 2016 world book encyclopedia 1975 20 volumes with index. Childcraft encyclopaedia consists of 15 volumes, volume 11 is missing. The encyclopedia, the company says, now lives beyond the bookits volumes of knowledge are now dished up in a variety of online services, dvds, and mobile apps. Pages in category 1975 books the following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total. They may keep the encyclopedias or sell them to someone and use the proceeds to buy needed books. The world book encyclopedia 1975, hardcover for sale online ebay.
Finding the value of old encyclopedia sets thriftyfun. The volumes are heavily illustrated with photos, drawings, maps, and tables and many of the entries include practical discussion that. What is the value world book encyclopedia, 1976 edition. The best way to get an accurate value is by finding an. As one bookseller puts it, the value of a book is whatever someone will pay for it. The world book encyclopedia 22 volume 1976 set plus 1975 yearbook, 1976 yearbook, science year 1975, science year 1976.
I purchased this whole set in 1975 and over the years of use and loaning them out, one was missing. Mar 21, 2017 1975 worldbook encyclopedia 22 volume set a thru z, index and 1976 science yearbook by mauryscollectibles on. According to current sales data the world book encyclopedia 1958 is currently valued on the retail market cost replacement for an average of 100. There were a number of educational encyclopaedia style sets of peanuts books published. It consisted of eight volumes, featuring 2,500 word definitions and 600. World book encyclopedia 1975 incomplete set plus yearbooks display decor. Whats the value of a full set mint condition world book. What is the value of a l976 red white and blue,edition of world book set. Donating books like encyclopedia sets is a way to help others and get rid of that huge set thats taking up extra space. The 1997 world book encyclopedia 22 volumes plus yearbooks 1998 through 2000, the 1999 health and medical volume, and the 1999 science year volume total of 27 volumes. Old reference books such as encyclopedias may have some resale or collectors value. The world book encyclopedia 22 volume 1976 set plus. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate.
Read on to see the answers provided by the thriftyfun community or ask a new question. What is 1978 world book encyclopedia set in mint condition worth today. What is the value of 1975 world book encyclopedia set answers. World book encyclopedia 2003 volume 15 p replacement spare from set isbn 0716601044 by world book and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. There are many options about where to donate books, but some options are only available for entertainment books or very specific types of books. The world book encyclopedia complete set of 22 volumes 1975 for. The world book encyclopedia 1975, hardcover for sale.
We have a complete 1978 set of world book encyclopedias. Score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. World book and childcraft encyclopaedia 1973, main encyclopaedia is 26 volumes plus world book dictionary. We are moving to a smaller residence and need to sell these. What is a set of 1975 encyclopedia britannica worth answers. James beattie, of books appraised, has been a professional book appraiser for 33 years. World book encyclopedia is a 22 volume set of general knowledge for the high school student and adult lerarner. Encyclopaedias books for sale shop with afterpay ebay. Ask a question here are the questions asked by community members. In 1915, they enlisted the help of michael vincent oshea, a professor of education at the university of wisconsin the first edition of the world book encyclopedia was published as simply the world book in 1917, by the.
The other day a kid looked up germany, and discovered there were two of them. Outofdate encyclopedia sets disappearing from shelves. This is a complete set 1 thru 20 of the international encyclopedia, world books a thru z, science books 1972, 1973 1974, and year books 1971, 1972, 1973 all in great condition. The first set of books was entitled the charlie brown dictionary, and was published by first print world publishing in 1973. Single volumes the d from a set of britannicas, for example sell for proportionately less. Childcraft has a distinctly international feeling to it young students will learn to appreciate many cultures around the world. The encyclopedia britannica was expensive, useless, and. The world book encyclopedia 25 vols inc 1980 yearbook as new. Finding the value of world book encyclopedias thriftyfun. My dad has a set of 1975 britannica with the year book and also a set of britannica junior with the year books from 75,76 and 77. World book encyclopedia 1975 20 volumes with index antiquarian. If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not. Complete set of 22 illustrated world war ii encyclopedia hc books. And the fact is, most encyclopedia sets arent worth much at all.
Stay up to speed on all we have to offerplus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. So, that 1958 set of world books isnt going to pay off your car loan, but it. Vintage cookbook website is focused on antiquarian, antique, vintage, and rare american cookbooks. Well illustrated,elegant hardback set, wide ranging knowledge at the 1980. This is a page about finding the value of world book encyclopedias. Share the world book encyclopedia 1975, hardcover the world book encyclopedia 1975, hardcover. A missing dust jacket, or a dust jacket that is in poor condition, can cut a collectible book s value more than 50%, and make it harder to find a buyer.
Best books of 1975 109 books meet your next favorite book. The world book encyclopedia, 1994, set by world book. What is 1978 world book encyclopedia set in mint condition worth today i have the complete set of 1948 world book encyclopedia by the quarrie corp. The world book encyclopedia can be purchased directly form the world book website. Complete set of 1975 world book encyclopedias artifact.
My newest is a 1991 americana, which i snagged from a public library that was getting rid of them. World book online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades prek through high school. It is written in a childfriendly manner and the topics have been selected based on school curriculum as well as what children typically find interesting. The value of your book depends on many things, so a professional appraisal is important whether you are planning to sell the book or to continue collecting books of the same type. I bought my kids a new world book encyclopedia back in 1973.
What is the value of 1975 world book encyclopedia set. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. That 39yearold encyclopedia was still useful, but didnt include anaything thats happened since about 1972. Buy the world book encyclopedia, 1994, set by world book encyclopedia online at alibris. A comic book is a periodical that contains a series of panels in the form of a narrative. Free shippin 6 the world book year book encyclopedia set of 4 books 1969,73,74,76.1277 1078 1446 469 219 1395 1159 220 1019 667 1002 1021 446 627 427 1342 457 147 538 702 1476 163 144 224 235 18 386 1484 1079 290 85