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First Edition Identification

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse; written and illustrated by Leo Lionni; Pantheon; 1969

1970 Caldecott Honor

Picturebook Price Guide Value – $220 VG+

Essential Identifying Point – DJ

Front dust jacket flap price is “$3.95”.  Back DJ flap lists five books, each followed by one review:  Swimmy, Tico and the Golden Wings, Frederick, The Biggest House in the World, and The Alphabet Tree.  Back dust jacket is absent the LCCN.

Leo Lionni First Edition   Caldecott First Edition

Essential Identifying Point – Book

Front and back boards are red; front board has small frontal image of Alexander and Wind-Up mouse; back board is solid red.