Lot 181 of 366:
L'Engle A Wrinkle in Time 1st ed in dj  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$3,000
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Title:
A Wrinkle In Time
Author:
L'Engle, Madeleine
Place:
[New York]
Publisher:
Ariel Books / Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
Date:
[1962]
Description:

[10], 211 pp. (8vo) cloth-backed boards, illustrated dust jacket. First Edition.

First Edition of the 1963 Newbery Medal winner, the 1965 Sequoyah Book Award, and the 1965 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Dust jacket in the earliest state, without the Newbery Medal sticker applied. The first in the author's series of novels for children of the Murry and O'Keefe families. Extremely rare in the first edition, in unclipped jacket.

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Condition:
Some general wear and soiling to jacket with some chips and closed tears to edges, rubbing at spine and flap folds, some dampstaining at head of spine strip and top edge of front panel, mostly noticeable on the verso; light toning to edge of boards, rubbing to extremities, some dampstain discoloration to cloth near head of spine and top of rear board; interior bright with no dampstain damage, early ownership signature to front free endpaper; very good.
 
Item number:
297978a
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