Lot 38 of 366:
Goodnight Moon First Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$720
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Goodnight Moon

Author:
Brown, Margaret Wise

Place:
[New York]

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1947

Description:

Illustrated in color by Clement Hurd. (Oblong 8vo), original cloth-backed pictorial boards. First Edition.

One of the most popular children's books of the 20th century. The National Education Association named the book one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children". It was one of the "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time in a 2012 poll by School Library Journal. It is also among the most difficult to picture books to find in the first edition. This copy without the very rare dust jacket, as is typical.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light soiling to boards, rubbing to extremities, faint pencil marks in the "H" of the title on front board; interior bright, a solid copy; very good.


 
Item number:
307854
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