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by Johnson, Crockett

Harper & Brothers. G+/NONE. 1955. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Cartoon Type ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Unpaginated pages; I have been unable to confirm what edition this book is. The title page says 1955 and the publisher is consistent to a 'pre 1963 edition. There is no d. J. Many dealers In the juvenile field say that the edition can't be confirmed without the d. J. This has beige covers with white writing, not pictorial covers. I'm listing it as a first edition with reservations - I think it may have been a library binding of the first edition - but I can't confirm that. About the author: Johnson, Crockett 1906-1975 (Cartoonist) 99 works in 343 publications in 18 languages. Harold goes for an adventurous walk in the moonlight with his purple crayon and has trouble finding his way back home. Illustrated. Wear to spine head and tail and corners. .

Book Details

  • HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON by Johnson, Crockett
  • Bookseller: Old Bag Lady Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6837
  • Author: Johnson, Crockett
  • Illustrator: Crockett Johnson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: G+/NONE
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: Children's Antiquarian
  • Bookseller catalogs: Juvenile;

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Harold and the Purple Crayon is a 1955 children's book by Crockett Johnson. Johnson's most popular book, it led to a series of books, and inspired many adaptations.

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