Golden Guides

The Golden Guides, originally Golden Nature Guides, were a series of 160-page, pocket-sized books created by Western Publishing and published under their “Golden Press” line (primarily a children’s book imprint) starting in 1949. 

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These books were written by experts in their field and illustrated in a simple straightforward style. Intended for primary and secondary school level readers, the first books were field guides illustrated by James Gordon Irving.

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Packed with information, maps, charts and beautiful photographs.

Golden Guides are collectible and make great gifts for nature lovers.

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You can purchase Vintage Golden Guides on both of my Etsy sites.  Links Below.

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Creative Entrepreneur based in PDX. I sell rare and one of a kind objects to collectors that don't have time to treasure hunt. I source vintage and antique goods on my travels and in the Pacific Northwest. Gardening and cooking are my other two passions.

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