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A Wrinkle in Time by  Madeleine L'Engle - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - 1962 - from Lost Paddle Books, IOBA (SKU: LPB005290ML)

A Wrinkle in Time

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A Wrinkle in Time

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Very Good/Good
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Garden City: Junior Deluxe Editions, 1962. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Appears to be first or early printing of the book club edition published by Doubleday in 1969 - gutter code 39K. In grey pictorial boards with green spine and black type/illustrations. Bottom front corner dinged with a couple tiny dings to bottom board ends as well. Some wear/rubbing to spine ends. Jacket has edgewear/rubbing mostly at spine ends and corners with some micro-chips. Tiny tear to bottom of rear panel and a few small marks and stains to rear panel. A nice copy scarce in jacket with original cover.

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

Seller
Lost Paddle Books, IOBA US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
LPB005290ML
Title
A Wrinkle in Time
Author
L'Engle, Madeleine
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Junior Deluxe Editions
Place of Publication
Garden City
Date Published
1962
Bookseller catalogs
Fantasy; Children's Books;

Terms of Sale

Lost Paddle Books, IOBA

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About Lost Paddle Books, IOBA

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gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
book club edition
A generic term denoting a book which was produced or distributed by one of any number of book club organizations. Usually the... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]

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