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Charlotte's Web

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Charlotte's Web

by WHITE E.B

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1952. First Edition . WHITE, E.B. Charlotte's Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1952). Octavo, original beige cloth, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $4200.First edition of one of the most delightful and beloved children's books, a cornerstone of any collection of modern children's literature.The most celebrated of White's three children's books, ""Charlotte's Web is rightly regarded as a modern classic"" (Connolly, 322-23). With numerous endearing illustrations by Garth Williams. Anderson, 6. Costen 11941. Books of the Century, 210. Book fine, dust jacket with mildly toned spine, front panel bright and lovely, near-fine.

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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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Bookseller
Bauman Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
119123
Title
Charlotte's Web
Author
WHITE E.B
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Date published
1952

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