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A Light In the Attic

By Silverstein, Shel


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A Light in the Attic is a collection of whimsical poems published in 1981 by the poet, Playboy Magazine writer, and children's writer Shel Silverstein.

"When the light turns green, you go. When the light turns red, you stop. But what do you do when the light turns blue with orange and lavender spots?"

American Library Assocation (ALA) Notable Book, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, Library of Congress Children’s Books, Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), George C. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award, Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (1988)

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LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

SILVERSTEIN, SHEL

SILVERSTEIN SHEL LIGHT IN ATTIC NY HARPER & ROW 1981 4TO 7 X.. SILVERSTEIN, SHEL. SILVERSTEIN,SHEL. A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC. NY: Harper & Row (1981). 4to (7 x 9"), cloth, Fine in dust wrapper, not price clipped but with no printed price. A first edition is stated and this copy does not state first but also does not state a later printing, so this seems to be a first edition, second printing. The poems and drawings of Silverstein feature Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann and the Meehoo. THIS COPY HAS A WONDERFUL FULL PAGE DRAWING OF A GOOSE WITH SILVERSTEIN'S INSCRIPTION INSIDE THE BODY. Also laid-in is a group of interesting ephemera: a pictorial playbill for the performance of a play written by Silverstein titled The Crate which was performed by the Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1985, an announcement of stage readings New Voices with a full page Silverstein drawing and a handbill from the Ensemble Studio thanking Silverstein and others for the performance.

Sold by: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.
$2,000.00

A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

SILVERSTEIN, Shel (SIGNED)

New York:: Harper & Row,, 1981. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED BY SHEL SILVERSTEIN without personalization. Fine hardback Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page, First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo. 167, [9] pp.

  • Published: 1981
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB
$1,500.00

A Light In the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

New York: Harper & Row, 1981. First edition with the statement on the copyright page. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Shel Silverstein. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. One of the classic collections from the author of The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends.

  • Published: 1981.
Sold by: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB
$1,500.00

A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

Silverstein, Shel

NY: HARPER & ROW.. 1981. First Edition. 0060256737 . About fine in a close to fine dj. (Slight hint of foxing at edges. Faint pea-size soil spot on front cover) "First Edition" stated on copyright page. A most attractive copy. .

Sold by: Waverley Books
$150.00

A Light In The Attic

SILVERSTEIN, Shel

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers,, 1981. Octavo. Original black cloth with silver lettering to spine, with the dust jacket. Illustrations by the author. Cloth faded to edges in the price clipped dustjacket with minor wear to extremities. First edition, first printing. Collection of humorous poems.

  • Published: 1981
Sold by: Peter Harrington
$144.69

LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

SILVERSTEIN, SHEL

SILVERSTEIN SHEL LIGHT IN ATTIC NY HARPER & ROW 1981 4TO 7 X.. SILVERSTEIN, SHEL. SILVERSTEIN,SHEL. A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC. NY: Harper & Row (1981). 4to (7 x 9"), cloth, Fine in very slightly soiled dust wrapper, not price clipped. Stated 1st edition. The poems and drawings of Silverstein feature Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann and the Meehoo.

Sold by: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.
$125.00

A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

Silverstein, Shel

New York: Harper & Row. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0060256737 . Very Good in a Very Good- dust jacket. Tear to jacket crown at front and rear panel. Pen markings to bottom page edges. A few pen tracings to jacket front panel. Owner name to front pastedown. Stated First Edition. ; 8.90 X 6.80 X 1 inches; 176 pages .

  • Published: 1981
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • ISBN: 9780060256739
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$120.00

A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

Silverstein, Shel

NY: HARPER & ROW.. 1981. First Edition. 0060256737 . Near fine in a priceclipped, otherwise close to fine dj. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. (Slight trace of foxing at edges. Couple faint spots & mild sunning at upper edge of cloth. A few nicks at edges of dj.) .

Sold by: Waverley Books
$100.00

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

Harper & Row, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good. 167 pp. Very Good condition Gardcover in dustjacket

Sold by: Karl Books
$75.00

loft on the optical(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used)

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Nanhai Publishing Company. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Nanhai Publishing Company. loft light almost won the nation s most important book award. and sought after by avid readers. who ranked 182 weeks straight. New York Times bestseller list. hit New York Times list 50 consecutive years Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

Silverstein, Shel

London, England: Jonathan Cape. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1982. 1st British Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0224020633 . B&W Illustrations; Spine ends & corners of book covers have a bit of very light bumping and rubbing. Blue paper covered boards have gilt lettering to the spine of the book. Text pages are clean & bright. There are a couple of small spots of discoloration / toning to the title page and the front endpapers and some light toning to the rear endpapers. Spine ends & corners of dust jacket have a bit of very light bumping & rubbing. Dust jacket edges (especially the top edge , all the way around ) have noticeable yellowing / toning. Overall, a very nice clean, bright copy. "Shel Silverstein has been delighting vast numbers of American children and parents with the most exhilarating nonsense for nearly twenty years and it is a curious fact - at last being remedied - that he has never before been published in Britain." .

  • Published: 1982
  • Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
  • Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing
  • ISBN: 9780224020633
Sold by: S. Howlett-West Books
$60.00

A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC

Silverstein, Shel

New York: Harper & Row. 1981. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 0060256737 . Good+ in a Good+ dust jacket. A few tears with taping to jacket. A few creases. Owner inscription to FEP. Discoloration to page edges. Spine is cocked. ; 8.90 X 6.80 X 1 inches; 176 pages .

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$50.00

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein Shel

Penguin UK, 2011. Hardback. New. <p><b><i>There's a light on in the attic.<br />I can see it from outside,<br />And I know you're on the inside&#160;. . . &#160;lookin' out.<br /></i></b>&#160;<br />Step inside the mind of Shel Silverstein and you'll discover a magic homework machine, a Polar Bear in the fridge and a Meehoo With an Exactlywatt. But beware stolen knees, the babysitter who likes to squash children - and the nighttime peril of the Whatifs!<br />&#160;<br />This is the second book of beloved poems and pictures from the marvellous master of nonsense, Shel Silverstein.</p>SKU: MM-40000388; EAN: 9781846143854

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$46.70

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

New York: HarperCollins, 1981. Exceptionally crisp copy (looks unread) DJ has chips at head and foot of spine, else fine. . 1st US Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips.

  • Published: 1981
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st US Edition
  • ISBN: 9780060256739
Sold by: KALAMOS BOOKS
$45.00

A Light In The Attic

Shel Silverstein

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1981. Hardcover. Near Good. Authored by Shel Silverstein ( 1930 - 1999 ) Author, illustrator ( includes the two prosoners, hanging by their hands from chains, in a jail cell, captioned : " Here's my Plan ! " ) , Singer-songwriter ( who could forget " A Boy Named Sue " ? ) , poet, playwright , screenwriter , Playboy cartoonist..... tHis comical, captioned, absurdist verse , poems on each of the 169 pages and index. Gilt lettering on front cover and on spine of gray colored cloth book. ( 7 X 9 ) . No dust jacket. Fade in cover binding and edges.Book weighs 1 1/2 pounds. sku 6666

  • Published: 1981
  • Condition: Near Good
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$43.20

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

HARPER COLLINS, 1981. Library Binding. New. his collection of poems and drawings features an assortment of nutty characters, including Almost Perfect Mary Hume and The Turnable Twistable Man, and creates a lively world full of imagination and funSKU: MM-00403060; EAN: 9780060256746

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A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

HARPER COLLINS, 2009. Special. Library Binding. New. collection of humorous poems and drawings. This special edition contains twelve new poems.SKU: MM-00410630; EAN: 9780061905865

  • Published: 2009
  • Condition: New
  • Edition: Special
  • ISBN: 9780061905865
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$38.50

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

(London: Cape: 1982) First UK edition. ISBN 0-224-02063-3. Boards (that is, hard covers) pp. 176 (227 x 176 mm). Illustrated by the Author. Bookseller's stamp on front free endpaper; a near fine copy in like dust-jacket.
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$38.34

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

Harpercollins Childrens Books, 2001. HAR/COM. Hardcover. New. A collection of poems and drawings features an assortment of nutty characters, creating a lively world full of imagination and fun, and is packaged with a CD of the author performing eleven of his poems. 100,000 .SKU: MM-20069546; EAN: 9780066236179

  • Published: 2001
  • Condition: New
  • Edition: HAR/COM
  • ISBN: 9780066236179
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$35.60

A Light in the Attic: Poems and Drawings

Silverstein, Shel

New York: Harper & Row, 1981 1981 Edition, printing unstated. VERY GOOD+ in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Top and thumb page edges lightly foxed, otherwise internally fine. Gray cloth hardcover gilt titled on spine with gilt signature of Silverstein on front. Cover is fresh and unworn. Jacket is clean, lightly toned along edges and lightly rubbed along front spine fold and hinge area. No price printed on jacket. It is in a clear archival protector. Binding and hinges tight. 7 x 9"; 176 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Near Fine. Illus. by Silverstein, Shel.

  • Published: 1981
  • Condition: Very Good+
Sold by: Knickerbocker Books
$35.00