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The Little Prince by  Antoine de Saint-Exupery - 1st Edition - 1943 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-1479270456196)

The Little Prince

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The Little Prince

by Saint-Exupery, Antoine de

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

Reynal and Hitchcock, New York, 1943 First Edition, First Printing bound in the publisher's salmon color cloth. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with light wear to the panels. This First Issue dustjacket has the First Issue point with the publisher's Fourth Avenue address printed on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

Synopsis

The Little Prince, published in 1943, is French aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's most famous novella. Saint-Exupéry wrote it while living in the United States. It has been translated into more than 180 languages and sold more than 80 million copies making it one of the best selling books ever. An earlier memoir by the author recounts his aviation experiences in the Saharan desert. He is thought to have drawn on these same experiences for use as plot elements in The Little Prince.

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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-1479270456196
Title
The Little Prince
Author
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Reynal and Hitchcock, New York
Date published
1943

Terms of Sale

Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
Our top condition is fine. Other dealers may use the words mint, untouched, very fine, etc. which mean the same thing. We try to refrain from using general terms like G, G+, G++, VG+, VG++, because we want to describe what the copy of the book really looks like. As a result, we almost never get any returns since the books are actually better looking than the way that they are described.
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