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Song of the Swallows

by Politi, Leo

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Blue/green cloth. With only 1949 to the title page. Signed and dated in the year of publication by Politi. He has also included a small color sketch. Minor bumps to the spine ends. Some toning to the endpapers. All else is nearly fine; very clean. The dust jacket has some small chips to the spine ends and lower corners. To the front and rear, lower edge there is a 1" tear, each repaired on the verso with a small piece of clear tape. Another 3/8" tear to the upper, front. Price clipped. Caldecott Award Winner. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Signed by Author .

Synopsis

Song of the Swallows is a book by Leo Politi. Published by Scribner, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1950.

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Bookseller
Scott Emerson Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17647
Title
Song of the Swallows
Author
Politi, Leo
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1949
Keywords
Picture Books, Childrens Books, Caldecott Award

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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....
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...
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...
Verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...

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