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A Wrinkle in Time. by  Madeleine (author) L'ENGLE - First Edition - 1972 - from Henry Sotheran Ltd. (SKU: 2104496)

A Wrinkle in Time.

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A Wrinkle in Time.

by L'ENGLE, Madeleine (author)

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

1972. London; Longman Young Books. 1972. 8vo. Original dark red linson boards flecked with blue, lettered gilt to spine, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Anthony Maitland; pp. [viii], 9-182; a near fine copy, without inscription, protected by a clean and pleasing, unclipped dustwrapper (£1.40) with a little light dusting and marking and one short, and faintly open, tear to lower joint at base of spine (7mm); remarkably scarce in first, or early, edition. First edition, fifth impression, issued nine years after the first printing, and in the same format. A remarkably elusive, and expensive, book in first printing, regularly selling for over £1,000.

Synopsis

A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel by Madeleine L'Engle, first published in 1962. The book won a Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. It is the first in L'Engle's series of books about the Murry and O'Keefe families.

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On Dec 6 2010, Ashehan said:
Great read for a kid, adult, or anyone who hasn't lost their sense of mystery and adventure. What if? What if time travel were as easy as L'Engle proposes? I still look for Mrs. Whatsit to point me in the right direction.
On May 27 2007, ronrhoades55 said:
This book got me hooked on reading as a child. What bettter praise can you give a book?

Details

Bookseller
Henry Sotheran Ltd. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
2104496
Title
A Wrinkle in Time.
Author
L'ENGLE, Madeleine (author)
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Date published
1972

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About Henry Sotheran Ltd.

Founded in York in 1761 and established in London on 1815, Henry Sotheran Limited has a long and distinguished history.For over 250 years we have been offering unsurpassed opportunities to collectors. Throughout our history we have prided ourselves on the quality and condition of our books and our friendly service.Our premises just off Piccadilly in the heart of London's West End are spacious and elegantly appointed and we welcome regular clients and passers-by alike to wander in and browse in a relaxing and convivial atmosphere.

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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]
spine
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fine
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dustwrapper
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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