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Charlotte's Web by  E.B White - 1st Edition - 1952 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-6299510066)

Charlotte's Web

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Charlotte's Web

by White, E.B

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Harper and Brothers, 1952 First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the spine and edges. This ORIGINAL FIRST ISSUE dustjacket has the $2.50 price present on the front flap with four Stuart Little blurbs on the back panel with the Publisher's name printed below the blurbs. Later dustjackets drop the Publisher's name after the blurbs. The book is bound in ORIGINAL brown cloth. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy E.B. White First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-6299510066
Title
Charlotte's Web
Author
White, E.B
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper and Brothers
Date published
1952

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

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fine
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edges
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