World Book...who needed Wikipedia?I remember Mom was ordering this from the rep  at our home in St. Louis .. It was the day Pres. Kennedy was assassinated, and my darling Mom was so torn up she asked the Salesman to please come back another day. So glad school was let out early so I could be with her!! I still have the original World Book she ordered .. I spent many long hours, and many years using it for my school work !! Love you Mom.. You were the BEST!!

Reserved Listing SALE Encyclopedia Set Complete Vintage World Book Encyclopedia 22 Volumes. Photo Prop, Pottery Barn Style

World Book...who needed Wikipedia?I remember Mom was ordering this from the rep at our home in St. Louis .. It was the day Pres. Kennedy was assassinated, and my darling Mom was so torn up she asked the Salesman to please come back another day. So glad school was let out early so I could be with her!! I still have the original World Book she ordered .. I spent many long hours, and many years using it for my school work !! Love you Mom.. You were the BEST!!

Look at photograph of Bleriot in encyclopedia volume B. “What letter does Bleriot start with? Find the B encyclopedia.” 8yo felt big and enjoyed looking at the encyclopedia.

Look at photograph of Bleriot in encyclopedia volume B. “What letter does Bleriot start with? Find the B encyclopedia.” 8yo felt big and enjoyed looking at the encyclopedia.

World Book Encyclopedias ... how we learned about the world before the Internet and Google came along.

World Book Encyclopedias ... how we learned about the world before the Internet and Google came along.

1961 World Book Encyclopedia Cyclo-teacher learning aid cycles.  We had one of these and used it often.

1961 World Book Encyclopedia Cyclo-teacher learning aid cycles. We had one of these and used it often.

Vtg 1982 World Book Encyclopedia Wooden Swiss Girl Pull String Ornament Gift | Collectibles, Holiday & Seasonal, Christmas: Modern (1946-90) | eBay!

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Vtg 1982 World Book Encyclopedia Wooden Swiss Girl Pull String Ornament Gift | Collectibles, Holiday & Seasonal, Christmas: Modern (1946-90) | eBay!

Before the internet . . . World Book Encyclopedias bought from a door to door salesman.

Before the internet . . . World Book Encyclopedias bought from a door to door salesman.

World Book Encyclopedia Through The Year Soft Cover Book 1960 Vintage Children

World Book Encyclopedia Through The Year Soft Cover Book 1960 Vintage Children

1958 Complete set of 18 WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIAS A thru Z  plus study guide and 1959 and 1960 annuals * reference books by mauryscollectibles on Etsy

1958 Complete set of 18 WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIAS A thru Z plus study guide and 1959 and 1960 annuals * reference books

1958 Complete set of 18 WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIAS A thru Z plus study guide and 1959 and 1960 annuals * reference books by mauryscollectibles on Etsy

This was where we did our research!
crazy but true but effective

This was where we did our research! crazy but true but effective

Upcycled World Book Encyclopedia Journal

Upcycled World Book Encyclopedia Journal

The 2007 Classic Encyclopedia Package includes three very popular reference titles:The 2007 World Book Encyclopedia, the World Book Dictionary, and the World Book Atlas.  Our Price: $1,299.00   Sale Price: $489.00

The 2007 Classic Encyclopedia Package includes three very popular reference titles:The 2007 World Book Encyclopedia, the World Book Dictionary, and the World Book Atlas. Our Price: $1,299.00 Sale Price: $489.00

World Book Encyclopedia Set, these were put to great use back in the day.  I bet the kids today don't even know what they are???

World Book Encyclopedia Set, these were put to great use back in the day. I bet the kids today don't even know what they are???

World Book Encyclopedia Complete 1965 set  20 books Hardcover

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World Book Encyclopedia Complete 1965 set 20 books Hardcover

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