I bought this for my husband as a gift. He wanted more volumes of Peanuts. I looked at other collections, but was starting to get repeats of the same strips. He has enjoyed this collection. The quality of the books are great. They measure 9x7x3, which is smaller than I thought. My husbands likes the smaller size; now he'll have more room to collect the rest of the set. Great value--had a sticker on the back of $49.99.
I purchased this for my husband as a Christmas gift. It had been on his wish list. He LOVED it. He reads it at night before going to bed and hoots with laughter. Rarely does my husband EVER laugh. This appears to be the very first years of the PEANUTS comics. My husband noticed the very first ones are a little different than the ones we read in the seventies and eighties, so I guess they did evolve to a small degree. That however in no way detracts from the product. The set has two books: 1950-1952 and 1953-1954. The two volumes come in a nice storage box. Sharp and neat. Good quality of paper. Has nice dust jacket for each book.
Although this is part of a larger series that will be very pricey to acquire, this set makes a delightful gift for those who grew up with Peanuts. It is boxed in a very handsome case and can be proudly displayed anywhere in your home. Charles Schultz is a classic!