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Alvin Steadfast on Vernacular Island

Jacobs, Frank.

Alvin Steadfast on Vernacular Island

by Jacobs, Frank.

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Published by Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous stories

  • About the Edition

    A ten-year-old explorer and a famous discoverer work to overcome the evil forces of the Bitter Grudge, the Purple Rage, the Ugly Rumor and the arch villain, the Doubt.

    Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Jacobs ; drawings by Edward Gorey.
    ContributionsGorey, Edward, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J15225 Al 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4732082M
    ISBN 100800801733, 0800801741
    LC Control Number78020692

    The final piece, Common Good Wrestles Bitter Grudge and Purple Rage, is an unusual Gorey illustration from Alvin Steadfast and Vernacular Island from The final sale price fell precisely in the center of its estimate. The Spring and early Winter illustration auctions at Swann offer fantastic opportunities to acquire one of a kind works by major and less well known illustrators. Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey interviews, (very good/like new), The Sopping Thursday (good), Alvin Steadfast on Vernacular Island (good) The Shrinking of Treehorn (good) -pages tanned- The Betrayed Confidence (very good) The Wuggly Ump (good) -PLEASE NOTE-previous owner's gift inscription on the front flyleaf; The Haunted Tea-Cosy (good) -PLEASE NOTE-front flyleaf removed- End date:

    34 • Books to Look For (F&SF, May-June ) • [Books to Look For] • essay by Charles de Lint; • Curiosities: Alvin Steadfast on Vernacular Island • [Curiosities (essays)] • essay by Bud Webster. Primary Verifications. Verifier Date Type Last User Activity Date; Swfritter. The Marvelous Inventions of Alvin Fernald, Alvin's Secret Code, Alvin Fernald, Foreign Trader, Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day, Alvin Fernald, Superwease.

    - fun with vocab!. See more ideas about Words, Vocab, Bones funny pins. Frank Jacobs is the author of The Mad World Of William M. Gaines ( avg rating, 52 ratings, 14 reviews, published ), MAD Cover to Cover ( avg 4/5(51).


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