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The Polar Express by  Chris Van Allsburg - Signed First Edition - 1985 - from Acorn Books (SKU: 034817)

The Polar Express

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The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
NF/F/NF
ISBN 10
0395389496
ISBN 13
9780395389492
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About This Item

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Book. NF/F. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Third printing. A NF copy in a VG first state dust jacket with the price of $15.95 intact on the front flap and no Caldecott medal on DJ. Signed and dated by the author on the half-title page. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 1986. ..

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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Details

book dealer
Acorn Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
034817
Title
The Polar Express
Author
Van Allsburg, Chris
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - NF/F
Jacket condition
NF
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395389496
ISBN 13
9780395389492
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1985
Bookseller catalogs
Signed First Editions; Childrens Books;

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first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some... [more]
jacket
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First Edition
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VG
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