The Clockwork Twin
Available From More sellersView all copies of this book
Stated 1st. Edition, very good in orange pictorial Borzoi boards. Very light faded spine, corner bump, page between front free endpaper and title page has stamp showing previous owners name and address and is loose from binding, Pre title page has a bookplate with the same owners name and some notes indicting the a first edition and copyright date. Endpapers are illustrated, binding is firm and tight, pages clean and bright. This is not an ex-library and has only the one prior owner. The dust jacket is not the original but except for some small chips at the spine top end is in almost new condition in a brodart cover. Price indicated is $3.00. Freddy the pig and the other animals rescue a boy named Adoniram Smith from a flood and from his wicked Aunt and Uncle, in that order. When the animals realize that he is lonely, they ask Mr. Bean's inventor uncle, Benjamin Bean, to build another boy out of wood. The result is an amazingly lifelike, and powered by a clockwork , is able to do many of the things a normal boy would do. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001578
Title: The Clockwork Twin
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Publication Date: 1937
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Illustrator: Kurt Wiese
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+
Edition: First Edition
Payment Methods Accepted by Seller
Check Money Order Bank Draft
Greenville, SC, U.S.A.
AbeBooks Seller Since September 4, 2001
We accept postal money orders, bank cashiers checks or personal checks. Domestic
shipping is $3.50 for first book and $1.00 each additional. International shipping
by International 1st. class is $14.50 for first book and $6.00 for each additional
book. If you wish to pay by credit card (Visa and MasterCard only), please click
"Return to Order Details" and then click on "Add to Basket".
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 1.1 LB, or 1/2 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.