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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by  Eric Carle - Hardcover - First Edition - 1969 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 161212001)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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  • hardcover
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New York and Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing with number line reading 1-5 on copyright page, and A3450 code on rear. Good, lacking the dust jacket. Cloth shows soiling, owner name in ink and several small stray marks to front cover, surface scratches, fraying to corners and top edge near spine. Vintage bookseller ticket to front free end paper, edge tear to dedication page. Pages thumbed and rubbed. Binding a bit slack, with stitching exposed at several hinges. First edition.

Synopsis

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's book written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969. The winner of many awards, it has sold 30 million copies It is highly popular and has been praised for its use of easy-to-read words which makes it good for teaching young children to read. The book contains 225 words and large, colourful illustrations.

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book dealer
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
161212001
Title
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author
Carle, Eric
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The World Publishing Company
Place of Publication
New York and Cleveland
Date Published
1969

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

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Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [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]
First Edition
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jacket
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]

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