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Van Allsburg, Chris, Writer and Illustrator
Jumanji - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0395304482 . An attractive first printing of the first edition in just about Fine condition, bound in dark olive green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and on front cover, minor traces of sunning to upper boards, endpapers little wavey as often seen. Dust-jacket with Van Allsburg's illustrations on front and back panel. Van Allsburg created highly detailed black-and-white illustrations with conté pencil with conté dust, small area of abrasion as well as some tape remnants to verso, little rubbing to top edge of spine, else fine. Signed and dated "2013" on the title page; Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1982. Peter and Judy find a peculiar board game in the park and finally decide to try it on one boring afternoon. The spaces on the board come to live, and the children find themselves in the middle of a true adventure. Basis for the 1995 movie starring Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst .
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