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Jun 29, 2006 the old book of knowledge presumed that children would not be institutionalized for their entire lives. Old treatise on selfknowledge leather 1840s john mason. Covers are winecolored linen with the title in gold leaf. It was published under a policy of continuous revision, meaning that there were no. A complete set of the book of knowledge from 1923 in hardcover.
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The information in the cbok set is vast, well written, and interesting to read. The book of knowledge was an encyclopedia aimed at juveniles first published in 1912, by the grolier society originally largely a reprint of the british childrens encyclopaedia with revisions related to the united states by holland thompson, over time the encyclopedia evolved into a new entity entirely. The book of knowledge encyclopedia setseries 1945 rare. Like the new book of knowledge, a very new or very old edition in good shape will be worth the most.
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