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The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein - First - 1976 - from Reds Eclectic Diaries and

The Missing Piece

by Shel Silverstein

Condition: As New/As New

About this Item: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. An attractive copy in Near Fine condition in alike. Minor rubbing to boards; "It was missing a piece. And it was not happy." So begins this fable of quest and fulfillment with its sparse line illustrations to supplement the text. Singing nonsense rhymes it travels far and wide searching for its missing piece. Sadly, when it finds its missing piece and can roll very fast it discovers that life at a fast pace does not have time for pleasurable things like talking with friends, entertaining a butterfly, and singing a happy song. First Edition; First Printing."

Extended Description and Notes

New York, NY.: Harper & Row., 1976. Stated First Edition . Also First Printing .. Book condition is Near Fine. Dust Jacket is Very Good Plus. Price Clipped.. 7.25 x 8.75 Inches in size.. FIRST EDITION HARDBACK Illustrated by the Author. Author's 4th book. A very nice and tight copy of this classic children's book.

"An Ursula Nordstrom book." Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1976.

  • Bookseller: Reds Eclectic Diaries US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BR023
  • Title: The Missing Piece
  • Author: Shel Silverstein
  • Format/binding:Hardback
  • Book condition: As New
  • Jacket condition: As New
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0060256710
  • ISBN 13:9780060256715
  • Publisher: Harper & Row
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1976
  • Keywords: Children, Classics, Poetry
  • Size: 8vo


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