Stock Image

ALPHABETABUM: AN ALBUM OF RARE PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEDIUM VERSES - Scarce Pristine Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing

Radunsky, Vladimir & Raschka, Chris (Authors)

Published by New York City, NY: New York Review Of Books Classics, 2014
ISBN 10: 1590178173 / ISBN 13: 9781590178171
Used / Condition: As New / Hardcover
Quantity Available: 1
From Modern Rare (CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 22.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 9.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Return Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: ALPHABETABUM: AN ALBUM OF RARE PHOTOGRAPHS ...

Publisher: New York City, NY: New York Review Of Books Classics, 2014

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: no

Edition: 1st Edition.

Description:

1st Printing. 80 pages. Published in 2014. Retrospective collection of vintage photographs of children, presented in alphabetical order. One of the most charming photography books of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The book is brilliantly produced by the authors, with pictorial hard boards, red cloth overboards, an irresistible design layout that appeals to kids and grownups alike in its simplicity and elegance, and glossy stock paper that is printed in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Vladimir Radunsky and Chris Raschka's "Alphabetabum". Extremely, effortlessly charming. "An ALPHABET book? An ALBUM of old photos? We named it ALPHABETABUM. Here celebrated artists and authors Vladimir Radunsky and Chris Raschka put a delightful new old-fashioned spin on the alphabet book. Radunsky has selected portraits of children from his spectacular collection of antique black and-white photographs. Raschka has given the children names and written deliciously teasing rhymes about them. The result is ALPHABETABUM, a book of letters and pictures to which readers will happily return again and again both to look and to learn" (Publisher's blurb). It is said that there are more serious collectors of photographs of children than of photographs in general. This album gives an inkling why if so. An absolute "must-have" title for photography book collectors. This title is now collectible. This is one of few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A scarce copy thus. Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white vintage plates. A fine copy. ISBN 1590178173. Bookseller Inventory # 19781

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
3.39 avg rating
(66 ratings)

Synopsis: A New York Review Children?s Collection Original
 
An ALPHABET book?
An ALBUM of old photos?
We named it ALPHABETABUM.

Here celebrated artists and authors Vladimir Radunsky and Chris Raschka put a delightful new old-fashioned spin on the alphabet book. Radunsky has selected portraits of children from his spectacular collection of antique black and-white photographs. Raschka has given the children names and written deliciously teasing rhymes about them.

The result is ALPHABETABUM, a book of letters and pictures to which readers will happily return again and again both to look and to learn.

About the Author: Vladimir Radunsky has published more than thirty books for children and received numerous awards, including several New York Times Best Illustrated Book Awards and Bologna?s Critici in Erba. Some of his books have appeared on the New York Times best-seller list.

Chris Raschka has written and/or illustrated more than sixty books for children, including Yo! Yes?Charlie Parker Played Be BopMysterious TheloniousSluggy SlugFive for a Little OneA Poke in the I, and The Hello, Goodbye Window, and has received a Caldecott Honor, two Caldecott Awards, the Ezra Jack Keats Award, and five New York Times Best Illustrated Book Awards.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: Modern Rare
Address: CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: April 10, 2001
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

ModernRare.com is exclusively an online bookstore. Our physical address is 124 N. California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60612, U.S.A. The main contact person is Salvador L. Cortes. He can be reached at 312-376-5000 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Chicago/Midwestern Standard Time.

Email is usually the best way to reach us: info@modernrare.com We will respond
to your email query within 24 hours.

We are exclusively an online bookstore because we believe thi...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping rates are based on books weighing 1.5 LB, or 1 KG. If the book is heavy or oversize, particularly Art, Photography, and Erotica titles, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required, based on actual cost. Every year, the shipping/dispatch rates of the United States Postal Service (USPS) as well as the private services relentlessly increase. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT MAKE MONEY ON SHIPPING. BUT WE CANNOT AFFORD TO SUBSIDIZE IT EITHER. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Store Description: Modern Rare is exclusively an online bookstore. Our physical address is 124 N. California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60612, U.S.A. The main contact person is Salvador L. Cortes. He can be reached at 312-376-5000 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Chicago/Midwestern Standard Time. Email is usually the best way to reach us: info@modernrare.com We will respond to your email query within 24 hours. We are exclusively an online bookstore because we believe this is the best way to satisfy our customers' expectations. Unlike an open bookstore, where books are routinely handled and may deteriorate, we guarantee the condition of our books as described. We specialize in modern firsts, photography, the arts, and erotica. You will also find a fine selection of signed copies, Limited Editions, and memorabilia because our ultimate goal is to deepen the pleasure of collecting books. We carry titles that we ourselves like and believe in -- books that we think will excite, enchant, and endure. Please note: Payment needs to be made directly through ABEBooks. If you wish to make any other payment arrangement, please get in touch with us before placing your order. Thank you and happy collecting!