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Bridge To Terabithia. by  Katherine Paterson - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 122421)

Bridge To Terabithia.

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Bridge To Terabithia.

by Paterson, Katherine

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About This Item

New York: Thomas Crowell, 1977. Early printing of the author's first Newbery-Award winning novel. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated by Donna Diamond. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Patti, Katherine Paterson 1/26/82." Fine in a fine dust jacket. In addition to being a Newbery Medal winner, Bridge to Terabithia was also named an ALA Notable Children's Book and has become a touchstone of children's literature.

Synopsis

Bridge to Terabithia is a work of children's literature about two lonely children who create a magical forest kingdom. The author is Katherine Paterson, and the book was published in 1977 by HarperCollins. In 1978, it won the Newbery Medal. Paterson drew inspiration for the novel from a real event that occurred in August 1974 when a friend of Paterson's son was struck by lightning and killed.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
122421
Title
Bridge To Terabithia.
Author
Paterson, Katherine
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thomas Crowell
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1977
Keywords
Bridge to Terabithia First Edition, Katherine Paterson First Edition Signed
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been... [More]
ALA
American Library Association
Cloth
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