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The Polar Express by  Chris Van Allsburg - Signed First Edition - 1985 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 2004108)

The Polar Express

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The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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  • fine
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

Houghton Mifflin, 1985. first. hardcover. fine/fine. SIGNED first edition, with number line from 10-1 on copyright page. Signed on a tipped-in page. Both book and dust jacket in fine condition. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

Synopsis

The Polar Express is a 1985 children's book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, a former professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. It was adapted as a Oscar nominated live-action motion-capture film in 2004. The book is now widely considered to be a classic Christmas story for young children. It was praised for its detailed illustrations and calm, relaxing storyline. In 1986, it was awarded the Caldecott Medal for children's literature.

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book dealer
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
2004108
Title
The Polar Express
Author
Van Allsburg, Chris
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - fine
Jacket condition
fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
first
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Date Published
1985

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About Bookbid Rare Books

Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

Glossary

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of... [more]
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]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
number line
A series of numbers appearing on the copyright page of a book, where the lowest number generally indicates the printing of that... [more]

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