Landmark Book Series

Landmark Book Series

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1 John F. Kennedy and PT-109 Landmark
Good 
Random House; New York; 1962; Hardcover; -2; -2Good; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #99. A vivid description of a nightmarish shipwreck and an incredible rescue, as well as a detailed account of PT boat operations in the Solomon Islands phase of World War II. But essentially the book is a profile of John F. Kennedy's courage- a courage that enabled him to endure acute pain, fatigue and hunger to save his men; a courage befitting a future President of the United States. Book is in Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean pages with some smudging. Outside pictorial cover shows wear to include library tape on the four edges and on the spine. Ex-library book wiith the expected library markings. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2 John F. Kennedy and PT-109 Landmark
Used: Very Good 
Random House; New York; 1962; Hardcover; -2; -2Very Good-; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #99. A vivid description of a nightmarish shipwreck and an incredible rescue, as well as a detailed account of PT boat operations in the Solomon Islands phase of World War II. But essentially the book is a profile of John F. Kennedy's courage- a courage that enabled him to endure acute pain, fatigue and hunger to save his men; a courage befitting a future President of the United States. Book is in Very Good Minus condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. There is a name written on the top of the first page in red ink. Outside cloth covers show some soiling to the outside covers and wear to the outside edges and corners. The top back corner is missing off the cover. Non-Library book that has come from a personal collection. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3 John F. Kennedy and PT-109 Landmark
Used: Very Good 
Random House; New York; 1962; Hardcover; -2; -2Very Good; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #99. A vivid description of a nightmarish shipwreck and an incredible rescue, as well as a detailed account of PT boat operations in the Solomon Islands phase of World War II. But essentially the book is a profile of John F. Kennedy's courage- a courage that enabled him to endure acute pain, fatigue and hunger to save his men; a courage befitting a future President of the United States. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. There is a name written on the top of the first page in red ink. Outside cloth covers show some soiling to the outside covers and wear to the outside edges, corners, and spine. Non-Library book that has come from a personal collection. 
Price: 5.63 USD
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Famous Pirates of the New World Landmark #W35 HB/DJ, A. B. C Whipple
4 Famous Pirates of the New World Landmark #W35 HB/DJ
A. B. C Whipple Random House 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 
Stated First Printing. Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket. Book itself is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text appears unread! Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is in Good condition as it is missing primarily two pieces from the top and bottom of the spine areas. Dust Jacket also shows some minor soiling and creasing primarily to the back cover with a tear along the edge of the back dust jacket flap and some small missing pieces from the bottom dust jacket edge. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book has come from a private collection. Less Common title in the series. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Famous Pirates of the New World World Landmark #35. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Hero of Trafalgar Landmark #55 w Author Letter The Story of Lord Nelson HB/DJ, A. B. C. Whipple; Illustrator-William Hofmann
5 Hero of Trafalgar Landmark #55 w Author Letter The Story of Lord Nelson HB/DJ
A. B. C. Whipple; Illustrator-William Hofmann Random House 1963 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover 
Vintage Hardback Book with Pictorial Cover and Dust Jacket with the Author Letter is in Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears unread and unused. This copy comes with the "Author Letter" that was provided to member of the "Young Readers of America" club. The letter itself is in Near Mint condition with its original trifold. This is the only book in the World Landmark series that was a Pictorial Cover that was issued with a matching Dust Jacket. Hard to find this edition with the Dust Jacket. Pictorial covers are nice with some minor wear to the outside corners and top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is Very Good condition with some minor soiling primarily to the back cover and some edge chipping primarily to the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Overall nice with the Dust Jacket and Author Letter! Hero of Trafalgar The Story of Lord Nelson. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Hero of Trafalgar tells the exciting story of the fearless British admiral who turned the tide against Napoleon. Non-Library book that has come from a private collection. Outside covers are a pictorial cover, which was the only way this edition was published. This is World Landmark book #55 and a less common title in this wonderful series. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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The Story of Australia World Landmark Books #44 w Author Letter HB/DJ, A. Grove Day Illustrated By W. R. Lohse
6 The Story of Australia World Landmark Books #44 w Author Letter HB/DJ
A. Grove Day Illustrated By W. R. Lohse Random House 1960-01-01 Hardcover Like New Very Good Plus Hardcover 
Vintage Hardback Landmark Cloth cover book with Dust Jacket and Author Letter. Book itself is in Excellent to Like New condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to be unread and unused! Outside cloth covers are very nice! The Author letter is in Near Mint condition with the original trifold. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with the only issue being a small amount of edge chipping at the top of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. It would be hard to find a nicer looking copy of this 77 year old book! Obviously this book has just been stored somewhere as it does not even have the expected issues as if it has been sitting on a shelf for 70+ years! Book has come from a private collection. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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The Santa Fe Trail Landmark Spencer Press Spencer Press, Adams, Samuel Hopkins; Illustrated by Ames, Lee J. [Illustrator]
7 The Santa Fe Trail Landmark Spencer Press Spencer Press
Adams, Samuel Hopkins; Illustrated by Ames, Lee J. [Illustrator] Spencer Press 1950 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
This is the special edition Hardback Landmark book issued by Spencer Press in the Landmarks of American History Series. It is the exact same book as the one from Random House. Books have a green cloth cover with gold gilded lettering on the front cover and spine. Books have colorful pictorial end papers. Books are in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears unread. There is a small address label in the upper right hand corner of the first end page. Outside cloth covers show some minor wear to the front cover and to the outside corners and edges. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Those who want to learn something about the fearless men of our early West will find what they are looking for it this book. 
Price: 13.99 USD
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Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad Landmark Spencer Press, Adele Nathan; Edward A. Wilson [Illustrator]
8 Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad Landmark Spencer Press
Adele Nathan; Edward A. Wilson [Illustrator] Spencer Press 1950 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
This is a special edition of this hardback Landmark book published by Spencer Press. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears unread. There is a small address label in the upper right hand corner of the first end page. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor corner wear. This book has come from a private collection and is NOT an ex-library book. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. 
Price: 13.99 USD
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9 The Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad Landmark
Adele Nathan; Illustrator-Edward A. Wilson Random House 1950 Hardcover Good Plus Hardcover 
Book is in Good Plus condition with a tight binding and mostly clean pages. This is an ex-library rebound cover book with the expected library markings. Outside cloth covers show some minor soiling and wear to include the outside corners. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. The First Transcontinental Railroad is an exciting story for everyone. It will be enjoyed by those who like trains; by those who like tales of our once wild West; and by those who delight in stories of adventure and brave men. Landmark book #9. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Sequoyah Leader of the Cherokees #65 Landmark HB/DJ, Alice Marriott; Illustrator-Bob Riger
10 Sequoyah Leader of the Cherokees #65 Landmark HB/DJ
Alice Marriott; Illustrator-Bob Riger Random House 1956 Hardcover Very Good Excellent Hardcover 
Collectible Cloth Cover Hardback Landmark Book with Dust Jacket. Appears to be a First Printing. Book itself is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to be unread. There is a name and date (1956) written neatly at the top inside the front cover. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor outside corner wear. Dust Jacket is in Excellent condition and appears to have been stored separately from the book. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped (195/195). Inside the front flap in the top right hand corner it is written "921 Seq" in pen. Very minor edge chipping at the bottom of the outside spine. A very nice book and dust jacket. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. This is a less common title in the wonderful Landmark series. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Landmark w Author Letter HB/DJ 1st Printing, Anna Erskine Crouse; Russel Crouse
11 Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Landmark w Author Letter HB/DJ 1st Printing
Anna Erskine Crouse; Russel Crouse Random House 1958-01-01 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Plus Hardcover 
Stated FIRST PRINTING. Vintage Hardback Cloth Book with Dust Jacket and Author Letter. Book is in Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is unread and unused. Outside cloth covers are very nice! Includes a Letter from the Authors to "Dear Young Readers". Letter is nice with some minor wear to the top and bottom edge. Dust Jacket is in Very Good to Very Good Plus condition with some minor chipping to the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book has come from a private collection. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #85. The story of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr about their lives, their times, and their duel. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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George Washington Carver Landmark #38 HB/DJ The Story of a Great American, Anne Terry White; Illustrator: Douglas Gorsline
12 George Washington Carver Landmark #38 HB/DJ The Story of a Great American
Anne Terry White; Illustrator: Douglas Gorsline Random House 1953 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Vintage Landmark Hardback Cloth Book with Dust Jacket. Cloth Covered Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text appears to have had very little, if any, use. There does appear to be three short lines written in pencil that have been erased in the upper left hand corner of the first blank end page. Outside cloth covers are nice with minor corner wear. No writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Dust Jacket shows some minor soiling primarily to the back cover, minor edge chipping and some clear tape on the corners and top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book has come from a private collection and is NOT an ex-library book. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #38. George Washington Carver was a great American, the world's first chemurgist and our greatest agricultural scientist. He was born a slave. He ended up with the Roosevelt Medal and with every man, woman and child in America knowing his name. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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The Crusades World Landmark #11 w Author Letter HB/DJ, Anthony West
13 The Crusades World Landmark #11 w Author Letter HB/DJ
Anthony West Random House 1954 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover Carl Rose 
Vintage Hardback World Landmark Cloth Cover with Dust Jacket and Author Letter. Book itself is in Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text appears to be unread and unused. Book also includes the Near Mint Author Letter folded in the original trifold that was provided to members of the "Young Readers of America" club. Outside cloth covers are very nice with some minor corner wear. Book has come from a private collection. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with some minor chipping to the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. World Landmark Book #11. In 1095, the world was very different from our world today. For those were the days when knights rode forth to battle in heavy armor, and miitary might determined all things. In that year Peter the Hermit led thousands of men, women, and children in a march to Jerusalem to rescue the Holy Lands from the Moslems. Each of his followers wore a cross as a sign of membership in what was called the First Crusade. In the next 200 years, millions of Europeans headed toward Jerusalem on a series of crusades. Some of the Crusaders kept journals from which we can piece together the full story of there adventures. In the Crusades, Anthony West recounts the extraordinary events of those expeditions. A classic in a wonderful series! 
Price: 49.00 USD
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John Paul Jones, Fighting Sailor #39 Landmark w Author Letter HB/DJ, Armstrong Sperry
14 John Paul Jones, Fighting Sailor #39 Landmark w Author Letter HB/DJ
Armstrong Sperry Random House 1953 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
Vintage Landmark Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Author Letter is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book includes the "Dear Young Reader" Letter from the Author in Mint condition with a trifold. These letters were included to members of a "Young Readers of American Club". Outside cloth covers show some corner wear. Dust Jacket shows some minor soiling with some edge chipping and small pieces missing from the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. This is NOT an ex-library book, but has come from a private collection. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #39. The life story of this great naval hero- a story of American daring and independence, of heroic sacrifices for friends and country- is magnificently told by Armstrong Sperry, a Newberry Medal winner who is especially noted for his stories of the sea. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Fall of Constantinople World Landmark #30, Bernardine Kielty; Illustrator-Douglas Gorsline
15 The Fall of Constantinople World Landmark #30
Bernardine Kielty; Illustrator-Douglas Gorsline Random House 1957 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
This is a stated FIRST PRINTING. One of the Scarce titles in the Wonderful Landmark Series. Vintage Hardback Book is Library Rebound with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages with some minor soiling and some top edge page wear on about 4 pages. This is an ex-school library book with the expected library markings. Outside book covers are nice and sturdy with only minor soiling and wear. No Dust Jacket. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. World Landmark Book #30. In The Fall of Constantinople, Bernardine Kielty has brought to life the fascinating history of one of the greatest, most fabulous cities the world has ever known. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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From Casablanca to Berlin (Landmark Books #112) HB/PC, Bruce Bliven Jr.
16 From Casablanca to Berlin (Landmark Books #112) HB/PC
Bruce Bliven Jr. Random House Books for Young Readers 1965-10-12 0394904125 / 9780394904122 Hardcover Excellent Hardcover 
SCARCE title in the wonderful Landmark series. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread. No writing or marks inside the book. Outside pictorial covers (This title did NOT come with a Dust Jacket) show some scuffs to the back cover and some wear to the outside corners. This is NOT an ex-library book, but has come from a private collection. Scarce title especially as a Non-Library or school book. The later editions of the Landmarks were primarily issued to schools and libraries and are harder to find from private collectors. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #112. Here is a vivid account of Allied fighting in the European and Mediterranean Theaters of World War II. Mr. Bliven traces the course of the conflict from the first American landings in North Africa to the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa Landmark HB/PC, Bruce Bliven, Jr.
17 From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa Landmark HB/PC
Bruce Bliven, Jr. Random House 1960 Hardcover Very Good Plus Hardcover 
Vintage Hardback Landmark Pictorial Cover Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. The inside text appears unread. At the top of the first end page it says "Berra's"- I have no idea if this was Yogi Berra's family's Landmark, but Yogi was in the US Navy during World War II- any way it is nice thought! No other writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Outside pictorial covers are nice with only some very minor soiling and corner wear. Book has come from a private collection. No dust Jacket. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #94. From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa discribes every major action that engaged the United States and her allies in Pacific Theater during World War II, Bataan, Corregidor, Midway, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Burma, the Philippine Sea, Leyte, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Hiroshima, and many. many more. Here are the heroic stories of scores of brave individuals- generals, admirals, captains, sergeants, and privates. 
Price: 23.99 USD
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The Story of D-Day #62 Landmark w Author Letter HB/DJ, Bruce Bliven, Jr.; Albert Orbaan [Illustrator]
18 The Story of D-Day #62 Landmark w Author Letter HB/DJ
Bruce Bliven, Jr.; Albert Orbaan [Illustrator] Random House 1956 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 
Vintage Landmark Hardback Cloth Cover Book with Dust Jacket and Author Letter. Book has a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had very little use and be unread. No writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Book includes the "Dear Young Reader" letter included to members of a "Young Readers of America" club. Letter shows some age darkening primarily at the top of the letter with chipping both at the top and bottom of the letter. Outside cloth covers are nice with minor corner wear. Dust Jacket shows some soiling and edge chipping with pieces missing from the top and bottom areas of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book has come from a private collection. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #62. This book tells the story of those brave men who made the invasion succeed, courageous soldiers who led the way to Allied victory. It follows their actions and adventures on that dangerous morning on the beachess of France, a morning that became, though their heroism, one of the proudest days in American history. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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The American Revolution #83 Landmark HB/DJ (First Printing), Bruce Bliven, Jr.; Illustrator-Albert Orbaan
19 The American Revolution #83 Landmark HB/DJ (First Printing)
Bruce Bliven, Jr.; Illustrator-Albert Orbaan Random House 1958 Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Hardcover 
Great Looking Stated First Printing Vintage Landmark Cloth Hardback Book with Dust Jacket in Very Good Plus to Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to be unread! Outside cloth covers are very nice with very minor wear. Outside top page edges show minor wear. Dust Jacket is Very Nice and is NOT price clipped (195/195). Dust Jacket shows some minor chipping at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book has come from a private collection with no marks. It would be hard to find a better looking copy of this nearly 60 year old book! This book has obviously been sitting on a shelf or in a box. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. Landmark Book #83. Bliven presents a stirring account of both the war and the revolution which transformed thirteen quarrelsome English colonies into a new nation, the United States of America. Here are the causes of the war, defined with graphic clarity. Here are the founding fathers, portrayed life-size, struggling toward the common agreement expressed in the Declaration of Independence. And here, above all, is the inspiring battlefield narrative- including a detailed account of every important action from Lexington to Yorktown. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Walter Raleigh: Man of Two Worlds World Landmark #58 HB/PC SCARE, Buckmaster, Henrietta; Vestal, H.B. [Illustrator]
20 Walter Raleigh: Man of Two Worlds World Landmark #58 HB/PC SCARE
Buckmaster, Henrietta; Vestal, H.B. [Illustrator] Random House 1964-01-01 Hardcover Excellent Hardcover 
Scarce Title Hardback World Landmark Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread. There is a "W-58" written in black pen or thin black marker in the top right hand corner of the first end page (W-58 standing for #58 in the World Landmark series). No other markings or bent pages. This is NOT an ex-library book, but has come from a private collection. Scarce Title in the World Landmark series particularly in non-Ex-Library or Library Binding format. The latter issued Landmark books were primarily released to Schools and Libraries and are very hard to find in this condition and format. Outside covers show some wear primarily to the back cover and the outside corners, edges, and spine. There is a small tear at the bottom of the outside spine. Overall a nice book. Pictorial Cover book that was NOT printed with a Dust Jacket. One of the more difficult to find in this wonderful series. World Landmark #58. Landmark and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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