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 July 11, 2006  Posted by at 2:57 pm  Add comments

First Edition Identification

Fish Is Fish; written and illustrated by Leo Lionni; Pantheon; 1970

Picturebook Price Guide Value – $130 Fine

[Note:  We inadvertently omitted this book in 2006-2007 price guide.]

Essential Identifying Point – DJ

Front dust jacket flap price is “$3.95”.  Back DJ flap lists six books, each followed by one review:  Swimmy, Tico and the Golden Wings, Frederick, The Biggest House in the World, The Alphabet Tree, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse.  Back dust jacket includes SBN “394-80440-6” in bottom right.

[Note:  SBN began in 1965, ISBN in 1972.]

Leo Lionni First Edition   Caldecott First Edition

Essential Identifying Point – Book

Front and back boards are solid lime green, with no images.