1904 Antiquarian Book, Pinocchio, C. Collodi, First Edition, Childrens Classic, Hardcover, Illustrated
A wonderful antiquarian hardcover book entitled Pinocchio The Adventures of a Marionette by Carlo Collodi. Illustrated by Charles Copeland. This is a first edition.
A willful, disobedient puppet comes to life, runs away from home, and has a series of adventures, but ultimately decides to mend his ways in hopes of becoming a human boy.
Carlo Lorenzini (1826 – 1890), better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi, was an Italian author, humorist, and journalist, most widely known for his fairy tale novel The Adventures of Pinocchio.
7 x 4¾ inches
Published by Ginn and Company, Boston-New York-Chicago-London -- 1904 First Edition
This book is in very good condition. There is wear on the edges and covers. The binding is tight and the pages are yellowed but this is to be expected considering the age of this book. This book is 117 years old. There is the signature of a previous owner on the inside flyleaf but that is the only marks in the book. The covers have some light staining.
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