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Madeline. by  Ludwig BEMELMANS - Signed First Edition - 1939 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 126007)

Madeline.

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Madeline.

by BEMELMANS, Ludwig

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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About This Item

London: Derek Verschoyle,, 1939. Quarto. Original pictorial boards, title printed to spine and front board, illustrated endpapers. With the illustrated dust jacket. Housed in a grey cloth slipcase. Colour illustrations throughout. Light rubbing to the extremities, jacket a little soiled, but a very good copy indeed. First UK edition, first printing, inscribed by Bemelmans with an original sketch of Madeline, "To Diane Rhodes, Ludwig Bemelmans 1952" on the first blank. Madeline was awarded the Caldecott Medal Honor in 1940. Pomerance A24; Silvery, pp. 40-1.

Synopsis

A Caldecott Honor Book Madeline truly needs no introduction. An enduring classic,  Madeline  continues to enchant readers more than seventy years after its first publication. Nothing frightens Madeline—not tigers, not mice, not even getting sick. To Madeline, a trip to the hospital is a grand adventure.

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On May 30 2017, a reader said:
Excelente and instructive book
On May 12 2011, trafecorps said:
i absolutely adore this book. its one of those few books created for both children and adults; i actually am not bored when i read this book to kids. the rhyming is superb. story length is perfect and it makes a great read aloud.the type of book kids can keep on coming back to.great read ,all in all.

Details

Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
126007
Title
Madeline.
Author
BEMELMANS, Ludwig
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Derek Verschoyle,
Date published
1939

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About Peter Harrington

Peter Harrington is currently offering a normal national and international delivery service unaffected by COVID-19. Peter Harrington first started selling rare and antiquarian books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road in 1969, and have since grown to become one of the largest and best known antiquarian bookshops in Europe. Our shop extends over four floors offering up to 20,000 volumes. We also offer a full bookbinding and restoration service, and are members of the ABA and ILAB.

Glossary

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soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]

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