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The Whipping Boy by  Sid Fleischman - First edition - 1986 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00005919)

The Whipping Boy

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The Whipping Boy

by Fleischman, Sid

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good/very near Fine
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About This Item

New York: Greenwillow Books [1986], 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very near Fine. Peter Sis. Slim 8vo. [6], 90 pp. Quarter navy cloth over light blue paper boards with silver lettering on the spine. Blue endpapers and pastedowns. Price of $11.75 on front flap of jacket. Illustrated with full-page and in-text drawings by Peter Sis. Winner of the Newbery Award. Very Good book with a small split to the top of the front joint in a very near Fine dust jacket.


The Whipping Boy is a Newbery medal-winning children's book by Sid Fleischman, published in 1987.


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Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
The Whipping Boy
Fleischman, Sid
Peter Sis
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
very near Fine
Quantity available
First edition
Greenwillow Books [1986]
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published

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Evening Star Books

All items subject to prior sale.� Certain items and shipping to certain countries may exceed the standard shipping amounts.� Any shipping expenses incurred above the standard rate will be billed at cost. Payment is in US dollars.� Personal checks must clear prior to shipment (please allow 10 days).� Books may be returned within 15 calendar days of delivery for any reason, so long as we are notified of return within 10 days of delivery.� Return items must be well packaged and fully insured and must be returned in same condition as sold. Any book described as a First Edition is also a First Printing unless otherwise indicated.

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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.


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First Edition
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