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The Polar Express (SIGNED)

Allsburg, Chris Van

  • Edition: Forty-First Printing
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; SIGNED; No marks or writing, clean tight binding; full red morocco leather with silver embo
  • ISBN: 0395389496 / 9780395389492
  • Quantity available: 1
Houghton Mifflin. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; SIGNED; No marks or writing, clean . tight binding; full red morocco leather with silver embossed bell image on . front and silver quote on back and gilt spine lettering with green cloth . slipcase; pictures available; NOT ex-library;. 2004. Forty-First Printing. Hardcover. 0395389496 . Signed by author, movie director Robert Zemeckis, and actor Tom Hanks on signature page; Limited Edition No 163/175; special edition for charity fundraiser ; ; Signed by Collection of Signatures .

Bookseller: The Book Chaser, Florida, United States
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THE POLAR EXPRESS

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
  • Book condition: FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET
  • ISBN: 0395389496 / 9780395389492
  • Quantity available: 1
BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO. FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET. PUB 1985. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ARTIST ON THE TITLE PAGE AND WINNER OF THE 1986 CALDECOTT AWARD . BURGANDY CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH SILVER SPINE TITLES AND SILVER SLEIGH BELL DESIGN ON THE FRONT COVER WITH FULL NUMBER LINE ON COPYRIGHT PAGE INCLUSIVE OF "1". BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS ABOUT FINE WITH A TRACE OF RUB/WEAR AT CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED (15.95) AND WITHOUT THE GOLD CIRCULAR CALDECOTT MEDAL INSIGNIA ON THE FRONT PANEL. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY OF THIS REMARKABLE BOOK BOTH WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY THE AUTHOR. .

Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS, Wisconsin, United States
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The Polar Express - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Van Allsburg, Chris, Writer and Illustrator

  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Book condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
  • ISBN: 0395389496 / 9780395389492
  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0395389496 . A charming first printing of the first edition in Fine condition, bound in burgundy cloth with silver foil lettering on spine and silver foil sleigh bell blocked on front cover, taupe endpapers. In just about Fine dust-jacket, only rather minor signs of yellowing, short closed tear to back-panel with Van Allsburg's illustrations on front and back; Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1986, Van Allsburg's story of the adventurous magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve has become a classic read for the holiday season with an unforgettable last sentence: "Though I've grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe." Basis the motion picture adaptation of 2004 starring Tom Hanks ; Color Illustrations .

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The Polar Express

Chris Van Allsburg

Houghton Mifflin, October 1985. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. New/As New. First edition, first printing, first state (no Caldecott medal) DJ. Book is square, tight and clean. DJ fore edges are just a little soft but it is otherwise as new.

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The Polar Express.

VAN ALLSBURG, Chris.

  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1985. Oblong quarto pp. [32]. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine silver, bell design to front cover silver, brown endpapers. With the dust jacket and mylar sleeve. Colour illustrations throughout by the author. Very light foxing to top edge, an excellent bright copy, in the jacket with short closed tear to head of front panel, slight creasing to extremities. First edition, first printing, with the $15.95 price on the jacket and the complete number line down to 1 on the copyright page. A beautiful copy of this classic Christmas tale.

Bookseller: Peter Harrington, United Kingdom
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THE POLAR EXPRESS

Van Allsburg, Chris

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985 First printing with publication date on the title page, full number line on the copyright page, and correct price on the dust jacket flap. Fine in fine and bright unclipped dust jacket,. First edition, First printing. Hardcover. Illus. by Van Allsburg, Chris.

Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books, Oregon, United States
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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

  • Edition: First
  • Quantity available: 1
Signed first edition. Number line from 10-1 on copyright page. Signed by the author on a laid-in book plate. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. Dust jacket is price-clipped.

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

A near fine first edition (complete row of numbers to 1 on the copyright page) in a near fine dust jacket.  Jacket still has original price of $15.95.

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: NF/F
  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Book. NF/F. Hardcover. First Edition. First printing. A clean and bright NF/F copy in a NF dust jacket with the price of $15.95 intact on the front flap and no Caldecott medal on DJ. A very attractive copy of this popular first edition. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 1986. ..

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The Polar Express

VAN ALLSBURG, Chris

  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Oblong quarto. Illustrated by the author. Fine in fine dustwrapper but for a short and barely noticeable closed tear on the rear panel. A modern Christmas classic, winner of the 1986 Caldecott Medal and basis for the 2004 Oscar-nominated film of the same name.

Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA, New Jersey, United States
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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. 1st ed.. Hardcover. Fine. Van Allsburg, Chris. 1st ptg. oblong 4to picture book, full maroon cloth stamped in silver. 1986 Caldecott Medal winner. Fine in near fine, unclipped dj, no previous owner's marks, no Caldecott sticker.

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Crimson cloth blocked in silver. Fine in very good unclipped dj, front panel and spine faded
  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First edition. Full page colour illustrations by the author. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Crimson cloth blocked in silver. Fine in very good unclipped dj, front panel and spine faded. Van Allsburg, Chris. First edition. Full page colour illustrations by the author. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. A Caldecott award winner and New York Times bestseller. The story of a young boy who takes the train to the North Pole and meets Santa and his elves. This classic Christmas tale has enchanted children for the last 30 years.

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Houghton Mifflin, 1985 First edition with number line from 10-1 stated on copyright page. Book near fine with some minor foxing at top of covers to spine. Dust jacket near fine with a couple of closed tears and minor foxing on inside of dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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The Polar Express

VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1985 1st ed. Fine in VG+ price clipped DJ with 1/2" tear on upper inner edge of rear panel. Faint glue ghost from previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. A clean bright copy..

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985 Clean, bright, crisp and tight. Slight shelf and edgewear with two small holes to jacket along outer edges. Slight soiling to white area of jacket. Caldecott winner. No sticker attached. Number 1 in number line.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Holiday.

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The Polar Express

Chris Van Allsburg

  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Houghton Mifflin, 1985. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair. First Edition with full 10-1 number line, , 1985. In near fine condition, gift inscription on front end page, otherwise unmarked, clean, boards are bright and without wear, straight and secure spine, in a fair dust jacket, three 1" closed tears, 4 1"-2" chips, price clipped. Signed by Chris Van Allsburg on title page.

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
  • ISBN: 0395389496 / 9780395389492
  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Maroon Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 10 " Tall x 11 1/8. Chris Van Allsburg. Unpaginated. First edition, first issue (number line ending in "1"). An as-new copy, no owner's writing or marks or rubbing, page edges square and straight, interior immaculate. In first issue DJ without Caldecott sticker on front cover, priced $15.95. DJ almost new, except for a 2" closed tear at lower right front cover, a 1/16" closed tear at lower edge, and the faintest rub/bumping at bottom edge of spine and at bottom tip of lower rear flap fold, but no chips whatsoever, and no other rubbing to illustration or lettering or edges, no marks or traces of wear, etc.

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The Polar Express

Van Allsburg, Chris

Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. First issue dust jacket without the Caldecott sticker on front cover, priced $15.95. The dust jacket has light edge wear and two short tears..

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The Polar Express.

Van Allsburg, Chris.

  • Edition: First edition, first printing.
  • Book condition: Some faint surface soiling and faint tidemark along top edge rear panel else fine in fine dust jacket showing some minimal stain
  • Quantity available: 1
Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1985. First edition, first printing. Some faint surface soiling and faint tidemark along top edge rear panel else fine in fine dust jacket showing some minimal stains from tidemark and one closed tear, in mylar cover. Illustrated by the author.

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  • Edition: First Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. SCARCE publisher's promotional poster featuring an oblong illustration of the cover art for the much-loved book. Fine as issued. A great ephemeral item, distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1985. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Fine. 36" w x 18" h.

Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books, Indiana, United States
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