Madeline

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

To fearless Madeline, a trip to the hospital is a splendid adventure. One of the most loved books in children’s literature, this story was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1940 and a subsequent book in the Madeline series, Madeline's Rescue, earned a Caldecott Medal in 1954. Written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans in 1939, Madeline has continued to charm readers throughout the years with its beautiful drawings of Paris and spirited heroine.

First Edition Identification

This book was first published in the US by Simon and Schuster, 1939 New York. This edition has 1939 printed on the title page with 12 girls instead of 11 in the “They went home and broke their bread” illustration. The book has illustrated boards and endpapers with color illustrations throughout. 

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Published in the UK by Derek Verschoyle in 1939 London, this edition has pictorial boards, the title printed to the spine and front board, with illustrated endpapers. The book also has illustrations throughout including an illustrated dustjacket. 

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by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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1939
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Simon and Schuster. Fair with no dust jacket. 1939. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. ; Pictorial cover is frayled at extremities and lacking back strip with soiling to back cover, but front cover is clean and in good+ condition. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Erasure of child's name on front end sheet with a… Read more about this item
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MADELINE

by Ludwig Bemelmans

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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. Hardcover. BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE COPY OF THE FIRST MADELINE BOOK IN SUPERB CONDITION! Although the only date is 1939, this is a later printing from 1950 as evidenced by the advertisement on the rear panel for Bemelman's book SUNSHINE. What makes this copy desirable is its condition: clean and fresh with a bright, vibrantly… Read more about this item
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1939
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Simon & Schuste, 1939. Book. Very Good -. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First printing with 1939 on title page and copyright page. First issue dust jacket with the $2.00 on the front flap..
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Madeline

Madeline

by Ludwig Bemelmans

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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. Pictorial boards. Very Good +/Very Good. Ludwig Bemelmans. The 1939 1st edition, 2nd issue (without the matching 1939 date to the title page). Clean and VG+ to Near Fine (with the correct number {12 girls} in the "They went home and broke their bread" illustration) in its wonderful pictorial boards. And in… Read more about this item
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New York: Viking Penguin. Very Good. Hardcover. 0670856029 . 17 cm. Sound binding in glossy, illustrated boards. Spine is cocked due to the pop-up carousel content, when not tied shut. Light edge and corner wear and a bit rubbed and scratched, more so on lower board. Single knot to ribbon closure could certainly be undone… Read more about this item
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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first printing with dated title page. Signed by Ludwig Bemelmans and dated in the year of publication on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's original decorated paper covered boards. Very Good with edge wear heaviest at corners and spine ends. Toning to edges, light… Read more about this item
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Madeline

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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. First Edition. About Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original illustrated boards. Light edge wear, browning to endsheets from binder's glue, contemporary former owner name and date to verso of front free end paper, else Fine, in an unclipped dust jacket with light dust-soiling, light toning to the spine,… Read more about this item
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Madeline

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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. Reprint. Large Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 7x5x0. Bemelmans, Ludwig. Early printing (no date on title page, but includes twelve girls error on illustration of "They went home and broke their bread," $2.50 jacket price). Multiple large chips and tears to jacket. Board edges rubbed, ink name redacted on front free endpaper. 1939 Large… Read more about this item
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by BEMELMANS, Ludwig

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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. Full Description: BEMELMANS, Ludwig. Madeline. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. First edition, first state (with twelve girls in "They went home and broke their bread" illustration and 1939 below Simon and Schuster on title-page). In First issue dust-jacket with $2.00 price on front flap. Illustrated by the author. Quarto (12… Read more about this item
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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. Reprint. Good. Early printing. Signed by Ludwig Bemelmans and inscribed to former owner on front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's original pictorial boards, lacking the dust jacket. Good. Covers worn at corners and spine ends, with 2.5" of spine material lacking at the bottom. An early printing, lacking the date on the… Read more about this item
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Madeline

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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1939
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Simon & Schuster, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Published by Simon & Schuster, 1939. Folio. Pictorial boards. Book is very good plus. Has some wear along bottom board edges and some spotting along top of pages. Interior clean, no writing, stickers, etc. Has scarce original dust jacket in very good condition.… Read more about this item
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MADELINE (A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK)

MADELINE (A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK)

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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1954
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. Hardcover. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, silver without print; Boards in illustrated paper, wear to corners, edges, and spine caps, penciled price on rear, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, slight wear to corners, clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color). [STOCK IMAGE] NOTE: Shelved in Room… Read more about this item
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Madeleine - Hebrew Language Version
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Madeleine - Hebrew Language Version

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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Now in Hebrew - the classic children's story of the adventures of Madeleine and her little friends who live in a convent... Folio-sized pictorial hardcover; unpaginated - about 45 pages with full-color illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. In great condition with only bumped head and heel of spine. . Pictorial Cover. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" -… Read more about this item
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Madeline
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Madeline

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1939
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. First. hardcover. Very good/Very good. Bemelmans, Ludwig. A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed on a page laid in. Housed in a custom-made cloth slipcase. 1939 on title page and no mention of later printings on copyright page. Slight wear on bottom edge, but much less than… Read more about this item
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Madeline : A Pop-Up Carousel

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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1994-10-01
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9780670856022
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Viking Juvenile, 1994-10-01. Hardcover. New. New. In shrink wrap. Looks like an interesting title!
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Madeline: 2

by Ludwig Bemelmans

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1969-09-15
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Paperback
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9780670050239
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Dutton Juvenile, 1969-09-15. Paperback. Good.
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Madeline

by BEMELMANS, LUDWIG

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1939
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1939. First Edition. Very good or better in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with some tiny interior tape mends. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.
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Madeline

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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First Edition
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1939
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1939. True First Edition with 1939 date at bottom of title page and "They went home and broke their bread" illustration. Very Good, Christmas gift inscription dated 1939 in pencil at illustrated front end page, browning at front and rear gutters, light rubbing at edges. In a Very Good minus dust jacket, bottom corner… Read more about this item
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Madeline

Madeline

by Ludwig Bemelmans

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First Edition
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1952
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United Kingdom: Derek Verschoyle, 1952. First Edition. Good. Ludwig Bemelmans. Signed. The book is in good condition with some rubbing to edges of boards along the top and bottom and to top and bottom of spine. One page has become detached and has been repaired with sellotape by previous owner, see pictures, the sellotape repair is itself failing.… Read more about this item
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Madeline

Madeline

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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9780670445806
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