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Madeline In London. by  Ludwig Bemelmans - First Edition - 1961 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 105672)

Madeline In London.

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Madeline In London.

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First edition of the final book in the Madeline series published in Bemelmans lifetime. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. A nice example. Madeline and her class, accompanied by Miss Clavel, journey to London to visit their friend Pepito, the son of the Spanish Ambassador. Pepito used to be the neighbor of Madeline and the other students but had to move to London and is not happy. The visit by his friends is a special surprise.

Synopsis

Pepito has moved to England. To help celebrate his birthday, Miss Clavel and the girls pay him a visit. When his mother won't let Pepito keep one of his birthday presents--a horse--Madeline is more than willing to help out.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
105672
Title
Madeline In London.
Author
Bemelmans, Ludwig
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1961
Keywords
first edition, madeline-in-london
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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fine
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Cloth
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jacket
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quarto
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shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
First Edition
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