Sign In | Register | Help

Johnny_Tremain

E-mail a friend
Share your review of this book and be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!

GLOSSARY

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
head
first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some...[more]
Good
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined ...[more]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]
Cloth
Generally refers to a hardcover with cloth covering the outside of the book covers....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's sugges...[more]
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or paper...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.

Johnny Tremain

by Forbes, Esther


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. 0395067669 . First printing. VG + in VG+ First state DJ w/reference to Forbe's Pulitzer for Paul Revere (1942) map end-pages, frontispiece and small chapter heading line drawings. Red cloth, extremities soiled lightly rubbed. Top Edge has a dime sized soil spot and insect shell removal damage leaving the edge with a shallow hollow. DJ not price clipped, , bright color, flaps somewhat toned, worn folds, edges rubbed and worn w/ closed tear across the ‘e’ of “Revere” on the front panel and spine head chipped. .

Book Details


Terms of sale:

All books may be returned within 30 days of for the purchased price. Please call or email seller prior to return.

Johnny Tremain, a 1943 children's novel by Esther Forbes, retells in narrative form the final years in Boston prior to the outbreak of the American Revolution. The novel's themes include the apprenticeship system, the conflicts in Boston between the Sons of Liberty and Loyalists as the war approaches, and the reasons why each character in the novel chooses one side or the other. Events that were described in the novel include the Boston Tea Party, the British blockade of the Port of Boston, the midnight ride of Paul Revere, and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. The book won the 1944 Newbery Medal and is the 16th bestselling children's book as of the year 2000 in the United States, according to Publishers Weekly. A film adaptation, also called Johnny Tremain, was made in 1957 by Walt Disney Pictures.

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)


ON SALE

More books like this are on sale from E Ridge fine Books at 30% off!

Quantity available: 1

$225.00
$157.50

FREE shipping to USA
30 Day Return Guarantee in stock guarantee
  • Calculate shipping
  • Ask the bookseller a question

Offered by

E Ridge fine Books

E-mail bookseller

Biblio.com member since: 2007
Location: Lake Elsinore,California


Also Recommended

The Robots of Dawn

The Robots of Dawn

Asimov, Isaac

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 038547086X . Almost fin...

$125.00
The Razor's Edge

The Razor's Edge

Maugham, W. Somerset

Philadelphia, PA: Triangle Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1946. Triangle Edition. Hardcover. Movie Edition w/Gene Ti...

$110.00
The Rose Bowl Game: a Revealing History of Football's Annual Classic

The Rose Bowl Game: a Revealing History of Football's Annual...

Samuelsen, Rube

Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth, soft ends, pictoria...

$100.00
With Memsaab on Safari

With Memsaab on Safari

Johson, Clive W

Los Angles, CA: Private Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Uniquely bound i...

$100.00


holographic document

Collecting and identifying signed letters and holographic documents

Many authors and other famous literary figures wrote and signed letters by hand, and you can find a great collection of them in the Biblio rare book room. See our great collection of handwritten letters and holographic documents

port wine book

Collecting food and drink books

Nothing quite whets the appetite for rare and collectible books like old and vintage cookbooks. Be sure to check out our cook books and food section of our rare book room.