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The Man Who Lost His Head (1959 Viking Press hardcover) by  Clair Huchet Bishop - 9th Printing Thus - 1959 - from Mary Riversong (SKU: 230McCloskeyManlosthishea)

The Man Who Lost His Head (1959 Viking Press hardcover)

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The Man Who Lost His Head (1959 Viking Press hardcover)

by Bishop, Clair Huchet

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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RARE. Used. Ex-lib. Library-bound. oblong format. Good Condition. The Viking Press. First Published October, 1942. This is the stated Ninth Printing Thus, December, 1959. Glossy finish decorated blue and white boards with Black titling. A solid copy. Both gutters are intact. Wrap-around blue and white endpapers show a headless man walking past farm animals on his way to the fair to look for his head there. Pages are bright. Corner bumps and finger smudges noted. A fantasy by Robert McCloskey, author and illustrator of "Make Way For Ducklings". Summary: A man wakes up to find that he has no head, so he goes looking for it.

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RARE. BY ROBERT MC CLOSKEY, AUTHOR OF "MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS"

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
230McCloskeyManlosthishea
Title
The Man Who Lost His Head (1959 Viking Press hardcover)
Author
Bishop, Clair Huchet
Illustrator
McCloskey, Robert
Format/binding
Library-Bound. Oblong format.
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Not included
Quantity available
1
Edition
9th Printing Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1959
Keywords
Make Way For Ducklings, Illustrated, Dreams, Claire Huchet Bishop, Fantasy,
Bookseller catalogs
For Sale; Children's Books;
Size
9 1/2 X 7 1/16

Terms of Sale

Mary Riversong

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About Mary Riversong

Riversong Books. Online sales. Vintage First Editions. Most of our items are in used, Good or better condition. We have titles from 1860 through around the 70's. We do not list a book unless it is a hard-to-find title, so have fun viewing our items! All exlibs or condition issues are clearly disclosed in our listings. Please read listings carefully prior to purchase. 30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives mis-described or damaged.

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