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Madeline. by  Ludwig Bemelmans - First edition - 1939 - from Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 16268)

Madeline.

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Madeline.

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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About This Item

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939 First edition. Finely bound in full green morocco by Monique Lallier with onlays, inlays, tooling, and green, red, and yellow decorations. The original front cover and front and rear endpapers expertly bound in. Front and rear yellow doublures with decorative onlays of characters from the book. . Quarto. Color illustrations by the author. Occasional light soiling, minor creasing, and very light toning to gutter margins. Minor repairs to illustrated rear endpaper. Still, a very nice copy with the binding in perfect condition. Monique Lallier is an internationally recognized bookbinder & book artist. She began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L'Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. She continued on to Paris, with Roger Arnoult, Centro Del Bel Libro in Ascona, with Edwin Heim and Solothurn, and Switzerland with Hugo Peller. Monique's work may be found in the collections of: McGill University, Montreal, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean- Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, Guilford College in Greensboro as well as many private collections in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan.

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
Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16268
Title
Madeline.
Author
Bemelmans, Ludwig
Format/binding
Finely bound in full green morocco by Monique Lallier with onlays, inlays, tooling, and green, red, and yellow decorations. The
Book condition
Used
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Simon and Schuster,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
1939
Pages
Unpaginated
Size
Quarto

Terms of Sale

Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB

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Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB

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About Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB

Our office is located in Los Angeles on West Third Street, between the Beverly Center and Farmer's Market. Though we gave up an open shop after more than thirty years, we welcome serious customers and dealers. We are normally open from 10 to 6 Monday through Saturday. Since some of our less expensive books are located in a temperature-controlled storage area offsite, you may want to call ahead of time to insure that the book you want to see will be available. We feature a stock strong in literature, history, Western philosophy, women's studies, education, history of science and fine printing and artists' books. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. We have books from the 15th to the 20th century in all prices ranges. We do appraisals for income tax and insurance purposes. We purchase individual books and libraries. Proprietor: Carol Sandberg

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gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
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]

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