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Danny and the Dinosaur

by Hoff, Syd

Condition: Fine/Very Good

Harper & Brothers, 1958. TRUE FIRST ISSUE of this second I CAN READ title published by Harper & Brothers with the green cloth spine -- 1st edition point 1 . A Fine copy in second issue jacket with $1.95 flap price, one small tear and spine chip. Rear flap features "Some Reviews of Little Bear" -- the first I CAN READ book. The rear of the jacket features "Syd Hoff writes... About Danny and the Dinosaur." A Times Notable Book of the Year, 1958. (BUYER NOTE: First Printings published by Harper & Brothers have a green cloth spine over pictorial boards and a $2.50 flap price -- that publisher repriced to buyer friendly $1.95 in later printings. The Harper & Row reprint is not a first edition / nor a first thus). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.


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