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Finding the Value of Winston Encyclopedias

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These encyclopedias were originally published in the early 20th century by the John C. Winston company. In 1912 it was expanded to include more volumes and loose leaf updates were provided. This is a guide about finding the value of Winston encyclopedias.


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May 16, 2016

Does anyone know where to find the value of a complete set of Winston's Cumulative Loose-Leaf Encyclopedias? The set has the original advertising departments contract with hand written payment agreement to the recipient. It was sold in 1922 to a couple in Whittier California. It also contains the coupons for 10 years of annual revision inserts.


May 16, 20160 found this helpful
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Winston's Encyclopedias around 1918 are listed on Abe's Books for $2.99 each book. You can search Abe's Books, EBay, Craig's List, etc. for other possibilities.

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September 14, 2015

I want to know how much I would get for the encyclopedia set that I have. They are Winston Cumulative Loose-leaf. We have 10 of them. It says they are protected under United States patent rights of August 27 1918, June 4 1907 Dominion of Canada rights of June 24 1919.


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September 14, 20150 found this helpful
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Your books may have some value, allthough it appears the values are very low. Abe Books has them for about $2.50 per book. You can research further on the net or the site below.

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July 28, 20140 found this helpful

I have a complete set of Winston's Cumulative Loose-Leaf Encyclopedia copyright 1939. What is the value of this collection?

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July 2, 20130 found this helpful

I have a full set-10 volumes, copyright 1921. They are like new, with payment coupons still attached. How much would these be worth?

By Joan A. from Bloomingale, IL

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