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Dr. Seuss First Editions

Dr. Seuss’s books are some of the most popular children’s books of all time. Nearly all of them have sold at least a couple of million copies and some such as the Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham have sold much more than that. Dr. Seuss First Editions are favorites with highspot [...]

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

The first edition of Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White was published in 1952 by Harper & Brothers in New York. One of the most popular children’s classics. Illustrated by Garth Williams. First Edition Points: Published by Harper & Brothers “First Edition” is stated on copyright page “I-B” code on copyright page $2.50 price on [...]

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

The first edition of Anne of Green Gables was published in 1908 by L. C. Page & Company in Boston. It was L. M. Montgomery’s first book and the first printing had a very small print run, making it one of the rarest Children’s Books and one of the most expensive. It was published in [...]

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