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A Wrinkle in Time by  Madeleine L'Engle - First edition - 1962 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. (SKU: 22634)

A Wrinkle in Time

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A Wrinkle in Time

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Orig. gray cloth and boards. Very good in nicked dust wrapper
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About This Item

New York: Ariel Books/Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth and boards. Very good in nicked dust wrapper. 211 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. First Edition of the 1963 Newbery Medal winner, the 1965 Sequoyah Book Award, and the 1965 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Dust jacket in the second state, with the Newbery Medal sticker applied. The first in the author's series of novels for children of the Murry and O'Keefe families. L'Engle drew upon her interest in science, and here she combines time travel science fiction in a children's book. as the characters journey through space and time, from universe to universe, the travail between light and darkness. The novel includes references to Einstein's theory of relativity. Rare in the first edition, in unclipped jacket. Backstrip faded, back cover of dust wrapper with a few stains. .

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.

Reviews

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?

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Details

book dealer
Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
22634
Title
A Wrinkle in Time
Author
L'Engle, Madeleine
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Orig. gray cloth and boards. Very good in nicked dust wrapper
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ariel Books/Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1962
Keywords
Fantasy

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About the Seller

Royoung bookseller, Inc.

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Glossary

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second state
used in book collecting to refer to a first edition, but after some change has been made in the printing, such as a correction,... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]

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