The Real Book / All About


Collection of thirteen nonfiction children's book from two popular reference series from the 1950s, the Random House "All About..." series and the Garden City Publishing Co.'s "Real Book" series.


Books show some wear and soil, many have jackets. Detailed condition notes below. Book condition listed first, jacket condition, if present, listed second.






White , Anne Terry ALL ABOUT OUR CHANGING ROCKS Martin, Rene Random House Good Good 1955 hardcover beige with black lettering and brown design geology , rocks illustrated with drawings throughout the book 142 pgs 7x9 1/2. Book and jacket are both in good condition with edgewear, soil and foxing. Jacket is now in mylar.

Epstein, Sam and Beryl ALL ABOUT THE DESERT Kredel, Fritz Random House Very Good Good 1957 1st Printing. 7"x9". Tan book with black lettering and picture of cactus on cover.DJ is multi colored with picture of desert animals and red lettering.148 pages with index. Black and white and color illustrations.Book is in very good condition with light foxing, jacket is in good condition with wear and soil-now in mylar.

Diez, David ALL ABOUT SATELLITES AND SPACE SHIPS Yes Random House Very Good Good 1958 Hard Cover. Very Good/G. 7"x9". Blue book with orange, white and black dec. DJ is picture of space ship blasting off.146 pages with index.Decorative innerboards.Many black and white illustrations. Book is in very good condition with light wear and soil, jacket is in good condition with some foxing, rubbing, wear and soil-now in mylar.

Lemmon, Robert S. ALL ABOUT STRANGE BEASTS OF THE PRESENT Freund, Rudolf Random House Very Good Good 1957 Hard Cover. Very Good/G 3rd Printing. 7"x9". Tan book with black lettering and picture of octupus. DJ is white and blue with pictures of animals on cover.148 pages with index. Green and black illus trations.DJ torn on back cover, wear and soil-now in mylar, owners name in book.

Lane, Ferdinand C. ALL ABOUT THE INSECT WORLD Kalmenoff, Mathhew Random House Very Good Good 1954 This hard cover book has a color illustrated dj with black lettering on the front and spine of the dj. The dj edges are worn. A book about the insect world. Color illustrations all throughout the book. 141 indexed pages. Book is in very good condition with light foxing, jacket is in good condition with wear, tear and soil-now in mylar.

Lemmon, Robert S. ALL ABOUT MONKEYS Zallinger, Jean Random House Very Good Good 1958 Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 7x9.5. tan with black ltg. and dec. - illus. in brown and white- 144 pgs.2nd ptg. Book is in very good condition with light soil, jacket is in good condition with wear and soil-now in mylar.

Sperry, Armstrong ALL ABOUT THE ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC Sperry, Armstrong Random House Very Good Good 1957 7 x 9 hard cover book. Yellow and white lettering on the blue/color illustrated dust jacket cover and spine. With maps and dozens of illustrations to supplement the text, Armstrong Sperry has given a scientific report of weather conditions, rock and land formations, ocean currents, and plant and animal life at the North and South Pole. 146 pages. 1st Printing. All About Books series. Dust jacket wear and tear. Tight binding. Very Good/Good condition.
 
Whitehouse, Arch THE REAL BOOK ABOUT AIRPLANES Orbaan, Albert Garden City Books Very Good Good 1952 hardcover blue with black lettering and red and black decorations. illustrated with drawings throughout the book by Albert Orbaan book club edition 190 pgs. 6 x 8.5. Book is in very good condition with light soil and jacket is in good condition with wear and soil-now in mylar.
C
oy, Harold The Real Book About George Washington Blaisdell, Elinore Garden City Books Very Good Good 1952 This 6 x 8.5 hardcover has 191 pages. There are ink spots on the back of the dustjacket. The stirring story of the surveyor, Indian fighter and revolutionary general who became our first president, George Washington.Book is in very good condition with light soil, jacket is in good condition with edgewear, soil and a small closed tear. Book Club edition.

Epstien, Samuel THE REAL BOOK ABOUT BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Danska, Herbert Garden City Books Good No Jacket 1952 Hard Cover. No Jacket. Ex Lib. 5.5x8.5. A blue book with black ltg. on a tan strip. It has 192 pgs. , library binding and is illus. in b/w with great drawings. Book is an ex-library book in good condition with mild ex-library markings, wear and soil

Davis Cole The Real Book About Trains David Lyle Millard Garden City Books Good Good 1951 Jacket chipped at edges and corners. bottom edges of cover worn. 183 pages. Owner's name on front inside end paper in green ink.

Gorham, Michael THE REAL BOOK ABOUT ABRAHAM LINCOLN Blaisdell, Elinore Garden City Books Good No Jacket 1951 This 5"x8" hard cover book has a brown cover with grey lettering on the spine of the cover. The edges and spine ends are worn and there is light soil. A historical book about President Abraham Lincoln with many black and white drawing illustrations all throughout the book. 185 indexed pages.

Bonner, M.G. THE REAL BOOK ABOUT JOURNALISM Orbaan, Albert Garden City Books Very Good Good 1960 blue cover with yellow & black ltg & illus. Illus by Albert Orbaan. 216 pgs 6'x8.5' indexed. Book is in very good condition with light foxing to the foredge, jacket is in good condition with edgewear and soil.