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White, E.B. [Jane Langton]
Charlotte's Web; Pictures by Garth Williams
Harper & Row, New York, 1952. Inscribed copy of Charlotte's Web by E.B. White to fellow children's author, Jane Langton. Octavo, [viii], 184pp. Illustrated covers, gloss boards. Illustrated endpapers with blue/white spider webs. This is the reprint of the first edition, published sometime after 1963, with Harper & Row Publishers on the title page. In near fine dust jacket, ISBN on rear panel, bright illustrations, touch of wear at top edge of spine. This copy is signed by E.B. White to Jane Langton, the author of the New England Mysteries and numerous children's books. Inscription reads: "For Jane and Bill Langston, Who have contributed to the Center so much of themselves and their work. With greetings from E.B. White." An exceptional association copy. Jane Langton (1922-2018) was a fellow Newbery Medal award nominee, along with E.B. White, for her novel The Fledgling (1981). She was the author of numerous children's books, such as The Majesty of Grace and the Hall Family Chronicles. The Hall Family Chronicles were a series of 8 books for young adults, starting with "The Diamond in the Window" in 1962. Her husband, William Langton, was a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books, LLC [Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.]

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