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A Tree is Nice by  Janice May (pictures by Marc Simont) Udry - 1st Edition - 1955 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-12886141838)

A Tree is Nice

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A Tree is Nice

by Udry, Janice May (pictures by Marc Simont)

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

Harper & Brothers, 1955 First Edition, First Printing with the words Harper & Brothers printed on the title page. This First Issue dustjacket with NO Caldecott sticker has the $2.50 printed price present that was changed to $2.75 on later editions. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has a small chip to the front panel and some wear to the edges. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards. There is NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION published by Harper & Brothers and NOT Harper & Row.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

Synopsis

A Tree is Nice is a children's picture book written by Janice May Udry and illustrated by Marc Simont. It was published by Scholastic in 1956, and won the Caldecott Medal in 1957. The book tells Udry's poetic opinion on why trees are nice: "Trees are pretty. They fill up the sky. If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree. Birds can make nests in the branches.

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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-12886141838
Title
A Tree is Nice
Author
Udry, Janice May (pictures by Marc Simont)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Date published
1955

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
Our top condition is fine. Other dealers may use the words mint, untouched, very fine, etc. which mean the same thing. We try to refrain from using general terms like G, G+, G++, VG+, VG++, because we want to describe what the copy of the book really looks like. As a result, we almost never get any returns since the books are actually better looking than the way that they are described.
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