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A Wrinkle in Time by  Madeleine L'Engle - First Edition - 1962 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938282)

A Wrinkle in Time

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A Wrinkle in Time

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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About This Item

New York: Ariel Books / Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1962. First Edition. Good/Good. 211 pp. First edition, stated first printing. Good, with sunning to boards at edges, previous owner name to front free endpaper and tide mark to top edge of front paste down. Foxing to textblock edge and and small stray ink mark to top edge. In a Good first issue dust jacket with price of $3.25 intact, edge worn, spine toned and staining more visible at the verso. First printings of this Newbery winner are uncommon.

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
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140938282
Title
A Wrinkle in Time
Author
L'Engle, Madeleine
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Ariel Books / Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1962

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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