Two Wise Children

Graves, Robert, Illustrated by Pinto, Ralph

Published by New York: Harlin Quist, 1966, 1966
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8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 30 pps.; illustrated throughout with detailed, beautiful b/w line drawings; light green cloth & boards with picture of Avis riding bareback; gilt lettering on spine; not price-clipped; Summary: Bill and Avis share a secret. What happens when Bill needs Avis' secret to save his life and the adults find out about it? Author is noted poet, novelist, translator & scholar; dj has two small closed edge tears and soiling; contents clean, tight, bright; an excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Two Wise Children
Publisher: New York: Harlin Quist, 1966
Publication Date: 1966
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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Robert Graves; illustrated by Ralph Pinto
Published by Harlin Quist (1966)
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Book Description Harlin Quist, 1966. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Dustjacket included. First Edition. ISBN . Hardback. First printing as stated on copyright page. Very Good condition copy with slight wear to corners; slight spine cock; very light purple smudge on first page of text (1/4" diameter) which does not interfere with text or illustration; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked. Very Good condition dustjacket with minor wear to corners and edges; 1/2" closed tear with very small chip at top of spine; minor overall dustsoiling; $2.75 original price is present and unclipped on front flap of dustjacket. No Signature. Seller Inventory # 9203143

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Graves, Robert; Illustrated By Ralph Pinto
Published by Harlin Quist, New York
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E. M. Maurice Books, ABAA
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Book Description Harlin Quist, New York. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Stated First Printing. (1966). Pictorial boards with cloth spine, a few faint spots to clost; illustrated dust jacket with light dust soil and two tiny edge tears. Illustrated with detailed b&w artwork. The story of two children who share a magical secret. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 005461

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Graves, Robert; illustrated by Ralph Pinto
Published by Harlin Quist, New York (1966)
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Book Description Harlin Quist, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good +. Ralph Pinto (illustrator). First Edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition (stated). Book is crisp and clean in green cloth boards with title on spine in black. Reinforced binding is tight and corners are sharp. Green endpapers. Price-clipped dust jacket is fresh and bright, with a spot of soiling on front. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings. Small. 8vo. Unpaginated. In protective Mylar. Seller Inventory # 88726

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Graves, Robert
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Book Description Harlin Quist, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. Illustrated by Ralph Pinto (illustrator). 1st Edition; 1st Printing. B&W Illustrations; Children's Book. One of sixty or so Harlin Quist books for young children featuring respected authors and illustrators of the time. This book is by Robert Graves, better known for his historical works and retellings of the biography of Emperor Claudius of Rome. This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, along with some light accompanying rubbing and wrinkling. The white portions of the dust jacket have some darkening / toning. "Bill and Avis, two very wise children, share a very special secret. Only Bill knows that Avis can do marvelous, magical things - like ride bareback on one foot, balancing a rake on her chin! What happens when Bill needs Avis' magic to save his life? And when the grown-ups learn the secret? Two wise children become wiser.". Seller Inventory # 28058

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