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Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson. First edition, first issue with dust jacket.

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson. Harper & Brothers. 1955. First edition, first issue. Library of Congress #55-7683 on the title page. First state dust jacket with 30-60 #5671A and $1.50 price on the front flap and "No. 5672A" to rear flap. Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: Chipping to the top and bottom of the spine and front and back joints. Closed tears on the edges of front and back panels. Not price-clipped. Now protected by a removable mylar dj cover. BOOK: Bright white lettering on cover spine. Abrasion under the 'H' on the front cover. Heavy wear to cover tips. Moderate wear on top and bottom cover edges. '19' is written on the first blank page in some sort of color pencil. A pin head sized stain on the edge of the first 3 pages. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. sID14a