"Do a loony-goony dance cross the kitchen floor, put something silly in the world that ain't been there before": First Edition of A Light In Attic; Signed by Shel Silverstein
A Light In the Attic.
Item Number: 4589
New York: Harper & Row, 1981.
First edition with the statement on the copyright page. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. One of the classic collections from the author of The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends.
Other Books by this Author
"For the children, they mark, and the children, they know the place where the sidewalk ends": Rare First Edition of Where the Sidewalk Ends, Signed by Shel Silverstein
New York: Harper & Row, 1974.
First edition of the author’s first collection of children’s poetry. Small quarto, original brown cloth. Stated first edition on the copyright page. Signed by Shel Silverstein on the half title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some light toning and wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare, especially signed.
Tokyo: Pacific Stars and Stripes, 1955.
First edition of Shel Silverstein’s first book. Small octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by Shel Silverstein with an original drawing of a hand opposite the title page. In near fine condition with light wear to the bottom boards.
"The missing piece sat alone waiting for someone to come along and take it somewhere": First Edition of The Missing Piece Meets the Big O; Signed by Shel Silverstein
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1981.
First edition. Small quarto, original cloth. Boldly signed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed.
"Once there was a little tree ... and she loved a little boy": Rare First Edition of The Giving Tree; Signed by Shel Silverstein who has drawn The Giving Tree
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1964.
First edition with all the first issue points to both the book and dust jacket. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Shel Silverstein, who has drawn a large picture of The Giving Tree. Lightest of rubbing to the bottom boards, fine in a very good dust jacket with a few chips and closed tears. The dust jacket is priced at $2.50, the full torso picture of Shel Silverstein, with hair, covering top left half of back of the dust jacket, three reviews of Lafcadio, by the New York Times, Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly. One of the rarest modern children’s book, exceptionally scarce in this condition and signed with a drawing by Silverstein; a unique example. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half . . . you would have a giraffe and a half": The Giraffe and a Half; Signed by Shel Silverstein
New York: Harper & Row, 1964.
Quarto, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Boldly signed by Shel Silverstein on the front free endpaper.
"I am Eloise and I am six": First Edition of the 60th Anniversary of Eloise; Signed by illustrator Hilary Knight
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015.
First edition of the 60th Anniversary edition of Eloise. Slim quarto, original boards. Signed and dated in the year of publication by illustrator Hilary Knight. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
First Editions of Kay Thompson's Eloise, Eloise in Paris, Eloise At Christmastime, Eloise In Moscow and Eloise Takes A Bawth; Each Signed by Illustrator Hilary Knight
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955-2002.
First editions of each of the five Eloise titles. Quarto, 5 volumes. Each are signed by the illustrator, Hilary Knight. Each are near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets. A brilliant set of this timeless classic.
First Edition of Eric Carle’s classic story of the life cycle of a flower The Tiny Seed; Signed by Him
New York: Thomas J. Crowell, 1970.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by Eric Carle on the title page. Small name on the front free endpaper, in the rare original dust jacket with a few small closed tears and a few chips to the spine and rear panel. Rare.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons , 1961.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author with a drawing on a card pasted in, opposite the title page.