The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

The Polar Express is a 1985 children's book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, a former professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. It was adapted as a Oscar nominated live-action motion-capture film in 2004. The book is now widely considered to be a classic Christmas story for young children. It was praised for its detailed illustrations and calm, relaxing storyline. In 1986, it was awarded the Caldecott Medal for children's literature.

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The Polar Express

by Chris Van Allsburg

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First Edition
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October 1985
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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Houghton Mifflin, October 1985. First Edition. 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

by VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS

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FIRST EDITION
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PUB 1985
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HARDCOVER
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9780395389492
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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… Read more about this item
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The Polar Express

by Chris Van Allsburg

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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1985
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Hardcover
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First Edition, First Printing with 10-1 number line. In near fine condition, gift inscription on front end page, purple cloth boards without wear, in very good dust jacket, two closed tears on front panel, wear at spine ends, $15.95 publisher's price intact on flap. Signed by Chris Van Allsburg on title page.
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The Polar Express

The Polar Express

by VAN ALLSBURG, Chris

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Used - Fine
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Published
1985
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Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Oblong quarto. Illustrated by the author. Fine in near fine price-clipped dustwrapper with 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.
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by Van Allsburg, Chris

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fine
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first
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1985
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Hardcover
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Houghton Mifflin, 1985. first. hardcover. fine/fine. SIGNED first edition, with number line from 10-1 on copyright page. Signed on a tipped-in page. Both book and dust jacket in fine condition. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.
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The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
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First Edition
Published
1985
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Large Hardcover
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9780395389492
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 11x0x9. Van Allsburg, Chris. First edition, first printing, in first state jacket without Caldecott Medal, original $15.95 price on jacket flap. Board edges slightly faded, 3 inch scrap along edge of front jacket illustration, 1/2 inch closed tear along top jacket edge, jacket spine and corners… Read more about this item
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by Van Allsburg, Chris

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1985
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Later printing. Inscribed and dated by Chris Van Allsburg on the half-title. "A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus." Winner of the 1986 Caldecott Medal, this beloved children's classic served as the basis for a… Read more about this item
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THE POLAR EXPRESS

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Published
1992
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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Houghton Mifflin, 1992. c.32pp. Oblong maroon cloth hardback with silver bell on front cover, DJ VG with one small tear along upper front edge, twenty-second printing, inscribed and signed by author on half title page, Caldecott Medal sticker on front cover, A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift… Read more about this item
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The Polar Express.

by Chris Van Allsburg.

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Used
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First Edition (1985); First Printing indicated by a complete num
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1985.
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Hardcover First Edition (1985); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1985); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Very Good+ first state (no Caldecott medal) DJ: The Book shows a small sticker shadow at the upper corner of the front free endpaper and a tiny… Read more about this item
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The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
Published
1985
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 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

The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - VG+
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VG+
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First Edition
Published
1985
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Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Book. VG+. Hardcover. First Edition. Second printing. A VG+ copy in a VG+ price-clipped dust jacket without the Caldecott medal on DJ. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 1986..
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The Polar Express

The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used
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Dust Jacket Included
Published
1985
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780614036329
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Boston: HMC, 1985, 1985. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Published in Boston by Houghton Mifflin and Company in 19885. Third Printing is stated by the number sequence on copyright page, numbers descend from "10-2." This copy is SIGNED by the author. Book fine except for slight fading along edges. DJ very good except for rubbing on corners, wearing and… Read more about this item
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The Polar Express

The Polar Express

by Chris Van Allsburg

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1985
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1985. Hardcover. Good. Former library book; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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The Polar Express

The Polar Express

by Chris Van Allsburg

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1985
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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The Polar Express

by Allsburg, Chris Van [Illustrator]

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2004-10-31
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Hardcover
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9780862641436
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Gardners Books, 2004-10-31. Hardcover. New. New. In shrink wrap. Looks like an interesting title!
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THE POLAR EXPRESS: A Rare Variant Poster Promoting the Book Before It Won the Caldecott Medal

THE POLAR EXPRESS: A Rare Variant Poster Promoting the Book Before It Won the Caldecott Medal

by van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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1985
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Original promotional poster for the Caldecott Medal winning children's book The Polar Express, signed by the illustrator/author Chris Van Allsburg. The poster measures 18 inches by 36 inches. All over the internet are Polar Express posters featuring the train that is illustrated on the book's dust jacket. Seldom seen is the poster… Read more about this item
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THE POLAR EXPRESS

THE POLAR EXPRESS

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used
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Twentieth Annniversary Edition
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2005
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Hardcover
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9780618611690
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005. Twentieth Annniversary Edition . Hardcover. Van Allsburg, Chris. The twentieth annniversary edition of this wonderful modern classic. Brown cloth with silver lettering and snowflake design on front and spine. Decorated endpapers. In brown cloth slipcade with full color illustration pastedown, silver lettering, and gold Caldecott Medal. Book and slipcase are very fine and are… Read more about this item
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The Polar Express

The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Dust Jacket Included
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1985
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Hardcover
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9780614036329
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Boston: HMC, 1985, 1985. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Published in Boston by Houghton Mifflin and Company in 1985. Second Printing is stated by the number sequence on copyright page, numbers descend from "10-2." This copy is SIGNED by the author. Book fine. DJ very good except for missing piece of upper right hand corner of from cover, slight… Read more about this item
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The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Published
1985
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Hardcover
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9780395389492
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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Later printing. Inscribed by author on title page. Modest edge wear to price-clipped jacket, else fine and clean.
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THE POLAR EXPRESS

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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First Edition
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1985
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THE POLAR EXPRESS, Houghton MIfflin, 1985, first edition, fine in like dust-wrapper with one short closed tear. A CALDECOTT winner and the source book for the film of the same name.
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