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Charlotte's Web by  E. B White - Signed First Edition - 1952 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 1412608)

Charlotte's Web

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Charlotte's Web

by White, E. B

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Near Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

Harper, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. A near fine first edition (stated First Edition on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket with the original price ($2.50) present on the front flap. Laid in is a holiday card inscribed and signed by White as "Andy White." Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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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On Feb 7 2007, rafaela78 said:
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Bookseller
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1412608
Title
Charlotte's Web
Author
White, E. B
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper
Date published
1952

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Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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First Edition
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fine
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inscribed
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