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Since this classic story by Virginia Lee Burton was first published in 1939 it continues to delight generations of children!!
COLLECTOR'S 1967 vintage children's hardcover book with original dust jacket - Mike Mulligan And His Steam Shovel.
Story and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton. Caldecott winning author and illustrator Burton has written some of the most enduring books ever for children including the popular story – The Little House.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, Copyright, 1939, 1967-35th printing. Not ex-library. ISBN 0-395-16961-5.
Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers. But with progress soon the inseparable duo are out of work.
Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne travel to small town of Popperville and accept one final challenge — to dig the town cellar in just one day. What happens is a testament to their friendship and to old-fashioned hard work and ingenuity.
Hardcover, priceclipped bright red pictorial DJ, back pictorial green. Gray cloth pictorial boards, yellow illustrated endpapers, 44pp, 9" x 8".
Pages MINT & unused. Binding tight. Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean. Cover near fine/bright/clean/light shelfwear-corners lightly bumped-bottom spine end bumped/light bubble front spine ends.
DJ very good+ overall/bright/mostly clean/shelfwear includes light scuffing-few light spots-marks/some top chipping-few small tears. Back-2x2 discoloration from original sticker, no sticky residue.
Do not pass up this must have gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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1967 'Mike Mulligan And His Steam Shovel' Scarce DJ - Virginia Lee Burton, Vintage, Picture Book
New England, MA
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