The Great Wheadle Tragedy 1975 by Alexander Theroux illustrated by Stan Washburn ~ First Edition ~ the surreal tale of a German carnival


Title: The Great Wheadle Tragedy

Author: Alexander Theroux
Illustrator: Stan Washburn

Description: First Edition. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering; paste-on illustration on front cover. Clean and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped ($4.95); in an archival mylar sleeve. [40] pages. 5.25 x 8 inches.

One of Theroux's first two children's books. The Great Wheadle Tragedy and its companion book, The Schinocephalic Waif, appear to have been published simultaneously, being mutually plugged on their respective first edition dust jackets.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Godine
Place: Boston
Year: 1975

ISBN: 087923136X

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