Charlotte’s Web – E. B. White (1961)

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Charlotte’s Web – E. B. White (1961)

S$96.00

Title: Charlotte’s Web

Author: E. B. White, Garth Williams (illus)

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1961. An early edition, with A-K on copyright page denoting January, 1961.

Condition: Hardcover, with half a dust jacket. Book condition very good, with tight binding and slight tanning. Dust jacket in poor condition, with the back missing and back flap detached. Some tears to the front of dust jacket, not affecting cover illustration. Not price-clipped.

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Description

An early edition of Charlotte’s Web, with the illustrations of Garth Williams.

About the book (from Wikipedia):

Charlotte’s Web is a children’s novel by American author E. B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams; it was published in October 15, 1952, by Harper & Brothers. The novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages praising Wilbur (such as “Some Pig”) in her web in order to persuade the farmer to let him live.