My Book House Rainbow 12 volume set. 22nd Printing. (1937)
Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children Publishers, 22nd printing, (1937) 3rd printing of the original Rainbow Edition; green to blue bindings, stamped plate edge and gilt rules, gilt titles and spine titles; full pictorial endpapers in three levels, full colour illustrations on coated paper in first two volumes, white paper with earlier Bookhouse drawings on Volumes Three - Twelve; pasted-on coloured plates, see Book House Page; large 8vo.
CONDITION: Very Good (Vol 1 - 3) to Near Fine (4-12); no owner names or other marks, gilt bright on titles and spine, very white and clean, pages unwrinkled, plates on 3-12 unrubbed, , tight bindings, sharp corners; Vol 4 has 3 tiny indentations on spine (puppy?); one later volume has 2" soil mark on back. Volume One: light soil , bumping and rubs to extrems; very clean, flat pages, plate is quite rubbed and scratched; Volume Two: lightly worn spine ends; both One and Two open freely but are not split, separated or cracked; Volume Three has a bumped bottom corners and little rubs to extrems; Volume Four through Twelve have no furthur flaws.