American Landmark Books

We have plans to offer much more information on this series, coming winter 2019!

Most of our Landmarks books are reader copies only, and are usually less than the marked price. Collectors: please call or email if you're looking for specific editions or dust jackets!

"The Landmark Books are a series of non-fiction books published by Random House in the fifties and early sixties. Simply put, the Landmark series is the best collection of children's histories ever written. As a jacket blurb on an old edition stated, the reasons [for the series' popularity] are obvious: good writers and important and appealing subjects from America's past.

Writers in the Landmark series include such notable authors as:

Other writers in the series, though less well known, are generally first-rate." —Kathy Artner, Reader's Guide to American History.

 

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Valerie's Living Library
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Active Filters: 4th grade (Ages 9-10)
Wild Bill Hickock Tames the West
LandmarkW #25
by Stewart H. Holbrook
from Random House
for 4th-8th grade
in American Landmark Books (Location: VIN-LAN)