Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during ...Show synopsisText and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. Signed by Author Very Good softcover. Signed on the...Very Good. Signed by Author Very Good softcover. Signed on the title page. Previous owner name stamp. A nice signed copy that shows only very light use indeed.
Description:ISBN 0-395-17513-5 Folio (12.25 in. by 9.25 in. ); unpaginated;...ISBN 0-395-17513-5 Folio (12.25 in. by 9.25 in. ); unpaginated; signed and inscribed by author to half-title page; very good hardcover; very good dust jacket; lightly torn dust jacket edges; dampstained front panel; lightly rubbed book edges; bumped corners; slanted spine.
Description:Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. Fourth printing....Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. Fourth printing. Hardcover. 80 pp. Fine, in near fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by author / artist David Macaulay on the half-title page.
Description:Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author AUTHOR SIGNED....Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author AUTHOR SIGNED. Reprint (9th printing). FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. A beautiful signed copy of this classic Caldecott Award Honor award-winner that has enjoyed many reprints over nearly 40 years. Macaulay signed on the half-title page, in black ink; "5-13-80 / David Macaulay." A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages and orange endpapers are fine, as is brown cloth hardcover. Cover is gilt titled on spine; gilt design of cathedral window on the front. Faint color fade to cloth along bottom edge, otherwise fresh and unworn. Binding, hinges and boards are tight and straight. Unclipped jacket is clean, lightly shelf rubbed; tiny tear at top of spine, small nicks along rear top edge. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. 9-1/4 x 12-1/4; 80 pages.
Description:Very Good in Good jacket. 4to. Inscribed By Author Inscribed ...Very Good in Good jacket. 4to. Inscribed By Author Inscribed "Best Gothic Wishes" with charming original angel illustration by Macaulay on half-title page. Bottom corners a bit bumped, whitish mottling to bottom corner and edge of boards. Mild shelfwear, else solid. Price-clipped DJ has a few small tears and brown speckling to edges, some smudging and shelfwear, generally intact. Lettering on spine a bit faded.
Description:Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0395175135. The author's...Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0395175135. The author's first book. Caldecott Honor Book. Illustrated by the author. Stated first printing. Very good in a very good (moderate edge wear with a small chip on the rear panel), price clipped dust jacket with no Caldecott Medal emblem on the front panel.; 80 pages.
I purchased this for a very bright 9 year old with very good reading skills and comprehension. The book is not easily found in stores these days and I think he will grow into the reading and he loves the drawings now.
The bookseller did a poor job of mailing it - no cardboard to keep the new book stiff and so it looked very used.
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