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[White, E.B.] Charlotte's Web

[White, E.B.] Charlotte's Web

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[White, E.B.] Charlotte's Web

by White, E.B

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First edition. First edition. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. The finest copy we have seen of this enduring classic. . The first issue book and wrapper (stated "First Edition/ 1-B" on copyright page, unclipped price on from wrapper fly). Wrapper with very minor tears to top and bottom of spine, faint crease at bottom of spine, usually toning, else near fine. Book fine, with very bump to lower right corner. Former owner inscription on half-title, "J. Luce." Very scarce thus.

Synopsis

Charlotte’s Web (1952) by E. B. White is a piece of classic children’s literature. Fern Arable, a young girl growing up on a farm, pleads with her father to not butcher the runt of a recently birthed litter of pigs. After being spared, Wilbur the pig spends some time as Fern’s pet before being sold to her uncle, Homer Zuckerman, at which point Wilbur’s adventure truly begins. After being rejected by the other animals at Homer’s farm, Wilbur strikes up an unlikely friendship with Charlotte, a spider whose silky web resides near the pig. When Wilbur learns that he is to be butchered, his arachnid companion hatches a daring plan to save his life. The famous novel has been adapted into a movie, video game, stage production, and is soon to be made into a television series. A feat of storytelling, Charlotte’s Web won the Laura Ingall’s Wilder Medal and was a Newbery Honor book in 1953. Charlotte's Web is one of the best-selling paperbacks of all time. E.B. White rarely signed books, so a signed first edition can run anywhere from a few thousand dollars, to over $25,000.

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Bookseller
Nudelman Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2524
Title
[White, E.B.] Charlotte's Web
Author
White, E.B
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1952

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