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Charlotte's Web.

by WHITE, E. B

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Good
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About This Item

NY:: Harper & Brothers,. Good. 1952. Hardcover. Stated first edition ("I-B" code on copyright page). Previous owner's name on front paste-down, text block is starting to separate at the title page (though still firmly attached), faint damp mark along the top edge of the text block - causing a light rippling, moderate shelf wear and aging to boards, else good in tan cloth. No dust jacket. ; 184 pages .

Synopsis

Charlotte's Web is an award-winning children's novel by acclaimed American author E. B. White. The book was first published October 15th, 1952, by Harper & Brothers, with illustrations by Garth Williams. “Where's Papa going with that Axe?” one of the most famous first lines in children's literature, brings readers right into the story as Fern steps in and adopts Wilbur, a pig deemed unworthy of life because he is “small,” “weak” and a “runt.”. Later, when Wilbur is moved to Fern's uncle's farm and awaiting a certain fate of slaughter at the end of the season, he befriends Charlotte, a wise and unsentimental spider, who spins webs proclaiming Wilbur's value as “Some Pig” and 'Terrific”. Charlotte's Web is one of the best-selling paperbacks of all time. E.B. White rarely signed books, so a signed first edition can run anywhere from a few thousand dollars, to over $25,000.

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book dealer
Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
67469
Title
Charlotte's Web.
Author
WHITE, E. B
Illustrator
Garth Williams
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers,
Place of Publication
NY:
Date Published
1952
Keywords
Children's Literature

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paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an... [more]
text block
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jacket
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First Edition
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Cloth
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shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is... [more]
title page
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