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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: Viking, 1936. First. hardcover. Fine/Fine. A stunning unfaded fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. The spine of the dust jacket is remarkably bright and unfaded. Very rare in this condition. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. First edition stated on the copyright page. Correct $1.00 price on front flap of dust jacket.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro, Lawson, Robert, Illustrator

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Viking Press, 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good first edition in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. First Published 1936 stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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THE STORY OF FERDINAND
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THE STORY OF FERDINAND

by Leaf, Munro; Lawson, Robert

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New York: Viking, 1936. First edition. Fine in very good plus jacket.. First printing of the pacifist children's classic, soon to be banned in Franco's Spain at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. The first collaboration of Lawson and Leaf, FERDINAND was a hit with children but caused controversy among adults: the story of the bull who would rather smell the flowers than fight with the other bulls was read politically in the context of the Spanish Civil War. Although he hadn't meant for the book to carry an ideological message, Leaf received angry letters claiming he was "deliberately corrupting children of an impressionable age" (quoted in Davis). A wonderful work, in which the beauty of nonconformity still reads as subversive. A nice copy in jacket, and scarce as such. 8.25'' x 7.25''. Original quarter tan cloth, red pictorial boards. Original unclipped ($1.00) red pictorial dust jacket. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings by Lawson. [72]… Read More
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The Story of Ferdinand.

The Story of Ferdinand.

by Leaf, Munro; Illustrated by Robert Lawson

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's decorated pink paper-covered boards backed with a tan cloth spine. Near Fine with wear to corners, previous owner name to front free end paper. In a Very Good or better unclipped dust jacket, with fading to the spine, light chipping to edges with a larger chip at the top of the rear board and one to the top of the front flap fold. A lovely copy of the classic children's book about a pacifist bull who would rather smell flowers than fight, in the scarce dust jacket.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Munro Leaf

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LEAF, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. NY: Viking Press, 1936. 8vo, [72]pp. Beige quarter-cloth stamped in red with two-color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers; b&w illustrations on every other page. Spine ends and corners a bit rubbed, bookseller's stamp on front free endpaper, else a clean, tight copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (spine ends and corners a tad chipped, a small closed tear at top of front panel and another at the bottom, spine a bit sunned).
First edition. The beloved classic tale of a peaceful bull who just wants to sit under his favorite cork tree and smell the flowers. Lawson and Leaf's beloved tale has delighted readers for nearly a century, and this scarce first edition is a wonderful addition to any collection of children's literature. The basis for the 1938 animated short and the 2017 feature film. A cornerstone for any great collection of children's books.
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The Story of Ferdinand.
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The Story of Ferdinand.

by LEAF, Munro.

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NY:: Viking,. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1936. Hardcover. First edition ("Mcmxxxvi" year of publication on title page and "First Published September 1936" statement on copyright page). Some light foxing to endpapers, brief gift inscription on title page, else very good in a good (edge worn with a few moderate sized chips, faded along the spine) dust jacket with the original $1.00 price on the front and rear flaps. .
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro; Robert Lawson

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Used - Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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Hardcover
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E-311: Viking Books for Young Readers. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1936. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 12mo. Square. The Viking Press, New York. 1936. Unpaginated. 32 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Probable 1st State DJ has shelf-wear present to the DJ extremities (front flap is clipped, the rear flap is not). Bound in 1/2 cloth and matching illustrated paper covered boards with titles present to the spine. Boards have shelf-wear present to the extremities (top edge of the boards are lightly sunned and faded near the crown of the spine). No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Ferdinand is the world's most peaceful--and--beloved little bull. While all of the other bulls snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content to just sit and smell the flowers under his favorite cork tree. Leaf's simple storytelling paired with Lawson's pen-and-ink drawings make The Story of Ferdinand a true… Read More
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The Story of Ferdinand (First Edition, inscribed with a drawing by Munro Leaf)
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The Story of Ferdinand (First Edition, inscribed with a drawing by Munro Leaf)

by Munro Leaf (author); Robert Lawson (illustrations)

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New York: Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED and playfully illustrated on the verso of the front endpaper by author Munro Leaf: "For the Hoods / with all the very best wishes / of / Ferdinand / and / Munro Leaf." Very Good, lacking the scarce jacket, with a dampstain and moderate fray on the spine, and small bruises on the fore-edge of the front board.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro, Lawson, Robert, Illustrator

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Viking, 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. A very good first edition (so stated on copyright page) in a good price-clipped dust jacket with a long tear on the front panel closed inside with tape. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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Viking, 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. An advance copy of the first edition, with "First Published September 1936 on the copyright page." The book is larger than the first edition, and has rough uncut pages. The cover also differs, with brown cloth and sections of the eventual first edition cover attached. This is obviously some sort of advance production copy, probably prepared by Viking Press for internal use. The only copy we have ever seen or heard of. It is in very good condition, with the book block lying loose in the covers. There is no evidence of glue, so the two were probably never attached. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: Viking Press, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. Very Good in a Good jacket, unclipped ($1.00), faded on the spine and about two inches onto the panels. Grey buckram with pink patterned paper on the boards, generally toned, some spots of soiling, faded at the edges. Square and firmly bound, toned at the endpapers, clean otherwise. A true first printing of Munro Leaf's classic children's story about a pacifistic bull, loved by many and despised by fascist leaders like Francisco Franco and Adolf Hitler.
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THE STORY OF FERDINAND
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THE STORY OF FERDINAND

by Leaf, Munro; Lawson, Robert

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New York: Viking, 1936. First edition. Very good in good jacket.. First printing, in later printing dust jacket, with 3 Christmas cards from the Leaf family laid in. The first collaboration of Lawson and Leaf, FERDINAND was a hit with children but caused controversy among adults: the story of the bull who would rather smell the flowers than fight with the other bulls was read politically in the context of the Spanish Civil War. Although he hadn't meant for the book to carry an ideological message, Leaf received angry letters claiming he was "deliberately corrupting children of an impressionable age" (quoted in Davis). Each of the Christmas cards laid in has an illustration by Leaf created especially for the card. One has an extra pen note and ink doodle by Leaf with a long note on the verso from Leaf's wife. Another is inscribed by Leaf. A wonderful work, in which the beauty of nonconformity still reads as subversive. 8'' x 7''. Original quarter tan cloth, red pictorial boards. Original unclipped… Read More
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Munro Leaf

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1st Edition
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The Viking Press, 1936. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Copy In a Custom Box Matching Front Cover. First Edition 1936/1936 Child colored two pages of The Bull.Very Rare As a First New Movie of The Same Excellent Scarce Copy.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's decorated pink paper-covered boards backed with a tan cloth spine, lacking the dust jacket. About Very Good. Covers soiled, faded and edge-worn. Previous owner name heavily scratched out on front free endpaper. Pages thumbed and with occasional light creases or wear. Scarce first printing of the classic children's book about a pacifist bull who would rather smell flowers than fight.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's decorated pink paper-covered boards backed with a tan cloth spine, lacking the dust jacket. Good. Covers soiled and worn. Previous owner name to verso of front free end paper. Glue repair seems evident to hinge at title page. Pages soiled, foxed, thumbed and occasionally stained.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Munro Leaf

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Viking, New York, 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. First printing, but in good condition only, lacking the dust jacket and with splitting on the spine and wear to the outer corners of boards. Some short tears to a few pages. Nonetheless, a great and rare book, scarce in the first edition. Bound in publishers decorated pink paper-covered boards with a tan cloth spine. This book was banned by Franco because of its timely, and enduring, pacifist (and environmentalist) message. Please inquire for photos.
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THE STORY OF FERDINAND

by Leaf, Munro & Lawson, Robert

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THE STORY OF FERDINAND, Hamish Hamilton, 1937, first English edition, 3 corner tips ever so gently bumped, else vg+/near fine in vg+ dust-wrapper with some slight wear to the head of the dust-wrapper spine. Profusely illustrated by Robert Lawson.
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro; Robert Lawson

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First Edition; Third Printing
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E-249: Viking Books for Young Readers. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1936. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Square. The Viking Press, New York. 1936. 32 pgs. Third Printing. DJ has shelf-wear present to the DJ extremities (large closed tear present to the front panel of the DJ). Bound in 1/2 cloth and matching illustrated paper covered boards with titles present to the spine. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Ferdinand is the world's most peaceful--and--beloved little bull. While all of the other bulls snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content to just sit and smell the flowers under his favorite cork tree. Leaf's simple storytelling paired with Lawson's pen-and-ink drawings make The Story of Ferdinand a true classic. EB; 9.2 X 7.6 X 0.5 inches; 32 pages .
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The Story Of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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0 First edition/4th imp. Published by Viking Press, New York December 1936. No marks or inscriptions apart from 2 small digits to top of illustrated endpaper. Tight in it's binding. Occasional foxing. Stiff card covers have sunning to edges. and shelfwear to edges with slight loss to paper.
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