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The Giver.

LOWRY, Lois.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1993. Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Indent to top edge of first three pages from a paper clip. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with lightly faded spine panel and minor wear to head of spine. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Lowry to M. M. Kimmel on the title page, "For Maggie, ( Speaking of Givers-), with love Lois Lowry 1995." Margaret Mary Kimmel is a professor emerita in the School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She has served on many important library councils including, the Carnegie 100 (an advisory group to the Carnegie Institute), the board of directors of the Children's Council of Western Pennsylvania, the advisory board of Beginning with Books, the board of trustees for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (member of the Executive Committee and Chair of Automation Committee), the United States National Section ... Read more

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993. First edition of each work in the author's Giver Quartet. Octavo, 4 volumes. Signed by the author in the Giver, "But perhaps it was only an echo Lois Lowry." Each other volume is signed by Lois Lowry on the title page. Each are fine in a fine dust jackets. An exceptional set. In a world with no poverty, no crime, no sickness and no unemployment, and where every family is happy, 12-year-old Jonas is chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. Under the tutelage of the Elders and an old man known as the Giver, he discovers the disturbing truth about his utopian world and struggles against the weight of its hypocrisy. With echoes of Brave New World, in this 1994 Newbery Medal winner, Lowry examines the idea that people might freely choose to give up their humanity in order to create a more stable society. Gradually Jonas learns just how costly this ordered and pain-free society can be, and boldly decides he cannot pay the price. "A powerful and provocativ ... Read more

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The Giver

Lois Lowry

  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
  • ISBN: 0395645662 / 9780395645666
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E-44: Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1993. 180 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Signed by the author on a bookplate. DJ has light shelf-wear present. Bound in cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. E-44; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages .

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The Giver

Lowry, Lois

SIGNED; FIRSTEDITION/FIRST PRINTING;THIS BOOK IS IN AN A LIKE NEW CONDITION. THE DUSTJACKET IS IN A LIKE CONDITION AND IN A MYLAR PROTECTOR. THE BOOK IS SIGNED BY LOWRY. IT IS A FIRST EDITION/FIRST PRINTING WITH THE CORRECT NUMBER LINE ; PHOTOS AND FLYER OF THE SIGNING EVENT INCLUDED; THE SPINE IS TIGHT AND THE PAGES ARE CLEAN AND CRISP WITH SHARP CORNERS; THERE ARE NO REMAINDER MARKS; THE PRICE IS UNCLIPPED; NOT AN EX-LIBRARY BOOK; NOT A BCE; BOOK WILL BE SHIPPED SAME DAY

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HMH Books for Young Readers. Collectible - Very Good. WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE! Boston: Houghton Mifflin (not Harcourt) 1993. 1st edition with full number line. Hardcover 8vo 180 pgs. Signed by Lowry on a 'TSC Children's Literature and Storytelling Conference' bookplate affixed to front endpaper, no inscription. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. No Newbery sticker. 13.95 orig price to flap. Inquire if you need further information.

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THE GIVER

LOWRY, Lois

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Houghton Mifflin A FINE FIRST IN DJ.. Red cover boards with gilt title on spine. Original owner name on front free endpaper. SIGNED ON BOOKPLATE BY LOWRY. FULL NUMBER LINE. FIRST. Hardcover. /FiINE. Book.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed, inscribed, and dated by Lois Lowry on title page. Signature dated in year of publication. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. First state jacket, lacks the Newberry Medallion and has a price of $13.95 on the jacket flap. Front jacket flap has a vertical crease. Text is clean and unmarked. Rear end page has a light stain. Binding strong. Couple dog-eared pages. Light edge wear. Jacket now in fresh Mylar. Very good condition. Additional photos available upon request.

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THE GIVER

Lowry, Lois

  • Edition: First edition thus
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2013. First edition thus. Leather-bound. Near Fine. Octavo. 225pp. Full burgundy leather, stamped in gold. SIGNED COLLECTOR'S EDITION, signed by the author. With the signed certificate of authenticity. The cover has a slight dullness, but has never been read, and probably never taken off the shelf.

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. New/new. Signed 4X - 4 Book Box Set. All 4 books SIGNED in person by Lois Lowry directly on the title page. Not signed to anyone. Photos of Lois Lowry at her book signing event will be included with the signed books. The set includes 4 Hardcovers: The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. All books are BRAND NEW and UNREAD, opened only for signing. All dust jackets are new, not price clipped. This is a beautiful AUTOGRAPED Box Set. Makes a great gift.

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The Giver

Lois Lowry.

  • Edition: 1st Edition 5th or later Printing
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Houghton Mifflin/Boston, 1993. 1st Edition 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 180 pp. Book/dust jacket condition: NF (red boards bright, clean; no markings/flaws found inside or out)/VG (no Newbery sticker (printed before award announced?); moderate edgewear to top and bottom; not sunned; barcode crossed through by black marker). 1st Ed., 5th Printing/First Edition, Fifth Printing. Dated (1994)/inscribed by author to friends on title page. First title in the Giver quartet of titles. All orders are processed and shipped from MI or WI, USA.

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