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I have a collection of children's books displayed in a red cardboard box that includes the titles Black Beuty, Tales of Mystery, Alice in Wonderland, Captains COurageous, Treasure Island, Tom Sawyer, The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Carol, and Little Women. The are all leatherette covers, and are part of a "Best Seller Classics" series.
I'd like to add them to my library, but I have no information on them--no numbers, no dates. I've only found one book from the set (Christmas Carol) on an internet search, and that didn't provide any help.
I know they are fairly old (60s, possibly 50s), but does anyone know anything else helpful about this collection?
Appreciate your help!
Your collection as I am sure you are aware is book club press. Very inexpensive to make and usually done in cheap paper stock. The box itself is of course used to present a collectable appearance but it is nothing more than a typical club edition. These publishers while they tend to stay in one genre are used by the various publishers throughout the year.
Not sure if that helps.
I believe I own Treasure Island form this set. It has a red leatherette cover with "Best Seller Classics" written on the bottom with a crest above it. I was going to list it on ebay, but if you're still interested in collecting the series, let me know and we can arrange something.
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