Anne Of Green Gables

by Montgomery, L M

Anne of Green Gables is the first novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. The story tells of the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in Prince Edward Island.

Like many of her contemporaries, Montgomery did not consider submitting her first novel to a Canadian publisher, convinced that a more lucrative deal could be made with an American firm. The novel was completed in 1905, but was rejected by four major American publishing houses, and it was not until 1907 that Montgomery found a publisher. L.C. Page & Co. finally published Anne of Green Gables in 1908.

Anne of Green Gables has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into more than 30 languages. Following the success of her first novel, Montgomery went on to write seven more books about Anne, following the beloved protagonist through adulthood and motherhood. Several novels in the series have been adapted and made into a successful television miniseries. Montgomery museums, plays, and houses on Prince Edward Island draw international visitors.

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Anne of Green Gables was first published by L.C. Page & Co. in Boston in 1908. Bound in green cloth, true first editions state “First Impression, April 1908” on the copyright page and contain 8 illustrations by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. In 2009, a first edition of Anne of Green Gables sold for $37,500 at a New York auction.

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1914. 429 pages. Limited to 150,000 copies May 1914.Small ink blot bottom of page 2 and 3. Intrudes into the bottom two lines of text. Pages 8 and 9 have light colored tan stains on the pages. Black and white illustrations. Wear to the corners. Light shelf wear. Wear top and bottom of spine.… Read more about this item
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Boston: L. C. Page and Co. , 1908. First Edition. Author's first book and most famous work. This copy in a very early issue of the dustjacket with advertisements for titles published by Page no later than 1909 at the rear panel. Differs from the Cameron Treleaven copy in the titles listed at rear panel. A sharp Very Good… Read more about this item
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, c1911. Hardcover. near fine. [viii] 420 + 27pp catalogue at rear. Octavo. Original publisher's redish brown cloth; blindstamped rules to front board. Titles in gilt to spine and front board. Colour portrait to front board. Very minor shelfwear to boards and head and tail of spine. Issued without illustrations. near fine… Read more about this item
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First edition, first impression (stated), dated April, 1908 on the copyright page, with 8 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. Pinkish tan variant binding, exhibiting light wear, with very minor scuffs and spotting. Lightly rubbed at edges, minor spotting on spine, ex libris "Borrowed from the private library of Wm. B. Straube," remnant of a bookstore sticker which did cause… Read more about this item
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Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1908. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's pinkish grey ribbed cloth ruled in blind with titles stamped in gilt, pictorial onlay to front cover. Near Fine with light lean to spine, light rubbing and soiling to covers; small bookseller ticket to front free endpaper, pages toned and… Read more about this item
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Boston: Page, 1908. First. hardcover. very good. Illustrated by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. 8vo, pinkish gray cloth, pictorial cover label. Boston: Page, 1908. First Edition.<br/><br/> First issue, dated April, 1908 on the copyright page, with 8 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. Variant binding, most copies being in green or tan cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed &… Read more about this item
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L. C. Page, 1908. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The first impression of the first edition. Very good minus condition. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. L.C. Page, Boston, 1908. First edition dated "April 1908" on the verso of title page. Octavo, original brown cloth, titles to the spine in gilt and front panel. Mounted pictorial label on… Read more about this item
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London: George Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1937. Undetermined. very good. reprinted popular edition. 351pp. Octavo. Original green publisher's cloth; titles in black to spine and front board. Light discolouration to head and tail of spine. Corners slightly rubbed. Pictorial dust jacket, price clipped; several areas of loss to panels and spine, hinges creased with some chips to corners.… Read more about this item
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