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Asked by kendallrwynn on Wed 06, Jul 2011 12:44pm :
I am looking for a set of Children's classics there was I believe a set of
10 volumes of children's short stories, and several classics including
Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Heidi, Black Beauty, Treasure Island,
Kidnapped, Arabian nights, Alice in Wonderland and Through The looking
glass. These books were beautifully Illustrated in full color plates.
Maroon Bound (Leather Look), And lettered in gold with embossed covers. If
anyone can help me find out the publisher, and or a set..I would be
Comment by bookel on Wed 13, Jul 2011 04:42am:
Comment by book-nut on Wed 13, Jul 2011 05:45am:
I'm not sure if it has color plates, but it does have black and
illustrations. Does this look
Adventures in Wonderland
192 p. New York : Avenel Books
Hardcover. 42 illustrations.
The cover for Through The
Looking Glass And What Alice Found
They're reddish brown covers, gold colored lettering. I
don't know if there are any others, you'd have to do a search.
Comment by redridinghood on Sun 01, Jan 2012 01:51am:
I'm pretty sure that you are talking about "The Children's Hour" I grew
up with this set and loved them. I'm lucky enough to still have them.
The books in the set were First story book.--2. Favorite fairy
tales.--3. Old time favorites.--4. Caravan of fun.--5. Best loved
poems.--6. Stories oftoday.--7. Favorite mystery stories.--8. Myths and
legends.--9.From many lands.--10. School and sport.--11. Along blazed
trails.--l2. Stories of long ago.--l3. Roads to adventure.--l4. Favorite
animal stories.--l5. Leaders and heroes.--l6. Science fiction& readers
You can go here to see more and I think you can even download
Comment by gigiabee on Tue 18, Sep 2012 03:12pm:
Purnell books? 1975 have b & w illustrations though .
Are you still looking for this set? I just happened to want to
sell some that were my childhood books. They are with my parents who
want me to take them off their hands.