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Author: BROOKS, WALTER R.
Title: Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars.
Description: New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1955. First Edition with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page; matching title page dates and copyright page dates of 1955. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese. Splendid illustrations throughout the text by Kurt Wiese who designed the colorful dustjacket and the endpapers as well. A good copy in cranberry-colored finely woven cloth. With light green topstaining. There is dampstaning to the bottom of the front panel and the spine which has lightly transferred to the bottom inside of the dustjacket for about 1" high x 6" along the bottom verso edge. There is a personal inscription: "A very merry Christmas to Rufus from Aunt Marian. Dec. 25/ 55." on the verso of the page listing all the Freddy books. In a colorful pictorial dustjacket by Kurt Wiese with the price of $3.00 at the top of the inside front flap. The jacket is complete but has a closed tear across the bottom of the spine and the dampstaining at the bottom edge of the verso as mentioned. The rear panel of the jacket lists Freddy books from "Freddy goes to Florida" to "Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars." A difficult book to find in dustjacket.
Price: US$ 250.00 Seller: Brainerd F. Phillipson, Rare Books
- Book number: 6950
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