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Cleary, Beverly
New York: William Morrow, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Beverly Cleary on the half-title. The seventh book featuring wonderful, blunderful Ramona Quimby. Best known for her characters Ramona Quimby and Beezus Quimby, Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, and Ralph S. Mouse, Cleary (b.1916) is one of America's most successful living authors - 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide since her first was published in 1950. The majority of Cleary's books are set in the Grant Park neighborhood of northeast Portland, Oregon, where she was raised, and she has been credited as one of the first authors of children's literature to figure emotional realism in the narratives of her characters, often children in middle class families. Illustrated by Alan Tiegreen. Octavo. Original orange paper-covered boards over a yellow cloth spine, with black stamping. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.[Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: johnson rare books & archives [United States]
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