Vintage collection of knowledge books, various titles published by various printing houses.  This collection as acquired by the first and only owner of the books, who received them as a child.  


Publishing houses include:


Spencer Press, Inc., Chicago

Simon & Schuster, Inc. Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

Prentice-Hall, Inc.

The Philosophical Library, Inc., NYC, NY

Charles Scribner’s Sons

Harper & Brothers

Ralph L. Woods

Book Productions Industries, Inc.


The following titles are included in this collection:


The Comedies of Shakespeare Vol I © 1955

The Tragedies of Shakespeare Vol II © 1955

The Histories and Poems of Shakespeare Vol III © 1955

A Treasury of Philosophy Vol 1 © 1955

A Treasury of Philosophy Vol 2 © 1955

A Treasury of the Essay © 1955

A Treasury of Science © 1958 - Fourth Revised Edition

A Treasury of the Familiar Vol I © 1942 - Black marker on 3 pages in the front and back of book.  

An Illustrated Outline History of Mankind Vol I © 1951

A Home Book of Music Knowledge © 1954

A Treasury of Humor and Toastmaster’s Handbook © 1955 - Black marker on the inside front cover.

A Treasury of the World’s Great Speeches © 1954

A Treasury of American Literature Vol I © 1948

A Treasury of American Literature Vol II © 1949, 1955

A Treasury of American Literature Vol III © 1950 - Black marker on the inside cover and first 2 pages.


The book are in overall great condition except the three books indicated above with black marker.  The spines are all in good condition, but these are by no means new.  They are in great quality for being nearly 80 years old!


Make this collection part of your library, or display them on your mantle or in your office. Any where you put these books, you will add a touch of sophistication to your design.


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Vintage Hardcover Treasury Collection | 1950s | Shakespeare | Literature | Music

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