Book #11908

The Wretched Stone - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Chris Van Allsburg
The Wretched Stone - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Chris Van Allsburg.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 4to
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
ISBN: 0395533074

A flawless first edition/first printing book in unread Very Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket, SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by Chris Van Allsburg.

In a story recounted through the daily log of Captain Allan Hope, the sailors aboard the Rita Anne become mesmerized and transformed by a mysterious glowing rock, and only music and books can restore them to normal. Beautifully illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.

Price: $290.00

Author Bio

Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, MI) is an American author and illustrator of children's books. He won the Caldecott Medal for Jumanji (1982) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he wrote and illustrated, and both of which were later adapted into successful motion pictures. He received the Caldecott Honor Medal in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi.

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