4 VINTAGE CLASSIC CHILDREN'S BOOKS FOR 1 BID IN SOUTH AFRICA
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4 Vintage classic children's books for 1 bid. This lot consists of: The Girls Own Annual Vol.51. This book was edited by Flora Klickmann in London in 1930. Emily Flora Klickmann (26 January 1867 – 20 November 1958) was an English journalist, author and editor. She became the second editor of the Girl's Own Paper in 1908, a periodical aimed at girls and young women, published by the Religious Tract Society. Klickmann introduced new themes such as careers advice for girls, advice on style and dress, photography competitions and crafts. The Girls Own Annual gives a fascinating glimpse into the lives of upper and middle class women of the time.The book is beautifully illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and colour artworks. The book does have foxing and wear, considering that it is 86 years old. The Child's Bible Edited by John Stirling. Printed by Odhams Press Limited, the full name of the book is "The Child's Bible - The Words of the Old and New Testaments arranged, illustrated and explained for young people". Published in c1930, it is hard cover bound in maroon. It is beautifully illustrated. The cover shows shelf wear, and the pages show staining. 2 Volumes of The Children's Treasure House edited by Arthur Mee. This little lot consists of volume 4 The Realms of Gold and Volume 5 How and Why. Regarded as early children's encyclopedias, these books would have been published in the 1920s. There is wear, browning, scuffing and tears to both. Great buy.
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