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A Wrinkle in Time by  Madeleine L'Engle - Fourth Printing - 1963 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942030)

A Wrinkle in Time

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A Wrinkle in Time

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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  • First
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About This Item

New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1963. Fourth Printing. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, fourth printing. Signed by Madeleine L'Engle on the title page and inscribed to former owners. Bound in publisher's original paper-covered boards over blue cloth spine. Very Good, covers sunned through dust jacket and spine ends lightly worn. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket, which is spine toned, worn at the extremities and with a tear to the bottom rear spine joint at the foot.

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
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
140942030
Title
A Wrinkle in Time
Author
L'Engle, Madeleine
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Fourth Printing
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1963

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About the Seller

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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jacket
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inscribed
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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [more]
Cloth
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First Edition
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spine
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