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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Silverstein, Shel

Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1974)

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From: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (Portland, OR, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1974. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Reprint. Signed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper with a full page inscription to a former owner. Bound in publisher's brown cloth. Very Good with splashes of light discoloration to cloth, toning to pages and bookseller ticket to rear paste down. In a Very Good supplied price-clipped dust jacket, which is toned, shelf worn and with light creasing. The author's first collection of children's poetry, and one of his best-loved books. Seller Inventory # 140940687

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Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1974)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1974. First edition, early printing of the author's first collection of children's poetry. Small quarto, original brown cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, boldly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Fred and Peggy With Love and Laughter Shel Silverstein." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. "The poems, ranging from serious to silly, from philosophical to ridiculous, allow the reader or listener the rhyme and rhythm of these nonsensical poems make them perfect for reading aloud to discover Silverstein s greatest gift: his ability to understand the fears and wishes and silliness of children" (Silvey, 602). Seller Inventory # 115168

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Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row (1974)

ISBN 10: 0060256680ISBN 13: 9780060256685

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From: Callaghan Books South (New Port Richey, FL, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1974. Cloth. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. (Not a True First, $8.95 inside DJ front flap) Very large, heavy, squarish book, quality brown cloth, embossed dark brown facsimile signature at bottom front right, black lettering very fine on spine. On first front end paper in neat dark blue ink inside drawn border, an eight-line poem: "For Maggie".with concluding lines ".When your clothes are worn and raggy/When your body's old & saggy/You can trade this book/For half a tuna salad sandwich/In a brown paper baggy." Love, Shel Silverstein." DJ beneath mylar, white background with black lettering, an illustration of child at top front, spine and back, a photo of Silverstein at back left. DJ and book, both As New. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 51589

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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Silverstein, Shel

Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row (1974)

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From: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Shel Silverstein on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. Later editions do NOT have the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL First issue dustjacket has the $7.95 printed price present on the front flap that was changed to $8.95 on later editions. The book is in great shape with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Silverstein First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-16708507664

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Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1974)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1974. First edition of the author's first collection of children's poetry. Stated first edition on the copyright page. Small quarto, original brown cloth, illustrated. Signed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable, especially signed. "The poems, ranging from serious to silly, from philosophical to ridiculous, allow the reader or listener the rhyme and rhythm of these nonsensical poems make them perfect for reading aloud to discover Silverstein s greatest gift: his ability to understand the fears and wishes and silliness of children" (Silvey, 602). Seller Inventory # 108245

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WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS: Silverstein, Shel

Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper and Row, New York (1974)

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From: Type Punch Matrix (Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper and Row, New York, 1974. Condition: Very good plus in like jacket. Inscribed first printing, elusive with original sketch of a hand signing in the same line-drawing style of the book's illustrations. Along with FREE TO BE YOU AND ME, a fixture of just about every Gen X childhood, Silverstein's classic book of verse dispensed with idealized views of childhood, substituting a sly and dark sensibility equal parts Dr. Seuss and Roald Dahl. Rare with an original drawing. 8.75'' x 6.75''. Original full olive cloth, facsimile of Silverstein's signature stamped in brown, spine lettered in black. In original unclipped ($7.95) white jacket with drawings by Silverstein, designed by Len Willis. Illustrated throughout by Silverstein with black-and-white line drawings. 166, [10] pages. Housed in custom half black goatskin clamshell box. Inscribed by Silverstein, with a sketch of a hand holding a pen writing his signature, across front endpapers. Just a touch of fading around cloth edges, boards slightly bowed. Dust jacket toned. Presents as near fine. Seller Inventory # 39327

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Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1974)

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From: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB (Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1974. First edition of the author's first collection of children's poetry. Stated first edition on the copyright page. Small quarto, original brown cloth, illustrated. Signed by Shel Silverstein on the half-title page. Contemporary inscription to the front free endpaper, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable, especially signed. "The poems, ranging from serious to silly, from philosophical to ridiculous, allow the reader or listener the rhyme and rhythm of these nonsensical poems make them perfect for reading aloud to discover Silverstein s greatest gift: his ability to understand the fears and wishes and silliness of children" (Silvey, 602). Seller Inventory # 60017

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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings.: Silverstein, Shel

Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row, Publishers, New York (1974)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1974. First edition of the author's first collection of children's poetry. Stated first edition on the copyright page. Small quarto, original brown cloth, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed by Shel Silverstein with an original poem on the front free endpapers to the children of his editor and publicist William Cole, "For Alex and Rossa and Billy, I hope that this book ain't so silly and that it will always remain in the cas[s]a (The superfluous 's' has been scribbled out with footnote "Bill Cole's Incessant Editorial Meddling") of Billy and Alex Rossa (Not a bad rhyme for three such difficult names and if you don't read Spanish, Learn it!) Love, Shel Silverstein." American editor and anthologist William Rossa Cole edited over 50 anthologies of verse for children and adults throughout his career which included tenures at Knopf, Simon & Schuster and Viking, where he had his own imprint. He is thanked by Silverstein at the end of Where the Sidewalk Ends "for his continued encouragement" and many of Silverstein's poems made their first appearance at Cole's solicitation. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional association copy. "The poems, ranging from serious to silly, from philosophical to ridiculous, allow the reader or listener the rhyme and rhythm of these nonsensical poems make them perfect for reading aloud to discover Silverstein s greatest gift: his ability to understand the fears and wishes and silliness of children" (Silvey, 602). Seller Inventory # 91344

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