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THE POLAR EXPRESS by  CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG - Signed First Edition - PUB 1985 - from JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS (SKU: COLLECTI012832I)

THE POLAR EXPRESS

THE POLAR EXPRESS by  CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG - Signed First Edition - PUB 1985 - from JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS (SKU: COLLECTI012832I)
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THE POLAR EXPRESS

by VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET
ISBN 10
0395389496
ISBN 13
9780395389492
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BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO. FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET. PUB 1985. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ARTIST ON THE TITLE PAGE AND WINNER OF THE 1986 CALDECOTT AWARD . BURGANDY CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH SILVER SPINE TITLES AND SILVER SLEIGH BELL DESIGN ON THE FRONT COVER WITH FULL NUMBER LINE ON COPYRIGHT PAGE INCLUSIVE OF "1". BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS ABOUT FINE WITH A TRACE OF RUB/WEAR AT CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED (15.95) AND WITHOUT THE GOLD CIRCULAR CALDECOTT MEDAL INSIGNIA ON THE FRONT PANEL. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY OF THIS REMARKABLE BOOK BOTH WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY THE AUTHOR. .

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
JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
COLLECTI012832I
Title
THE POLAR EXPRESS
Author
VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS
Format/binding
HARDCOVER
Book condition
second hand - FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET
Edition
FIRST EDITION
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395389496
ISBN 13
9780395389492
Publisher
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO
Place of Publication
BOSTON
Date Published
PUB 1985
Keywords
SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ARTIST ON THE TITLE PAGE AND WINNER OF THE 1986, CALDECOTT AWARD, CHILDREN'S BOOK, SIGNED, CALDECOTT AWARD, FILM TIE-IN

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