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In the Night Kitchen

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper and Row, 1970
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From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (Hastings on Hudson, NY, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
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six publisher's proof sheets. each sheet is finished in the soft manner of the finished book except for the fifth sheet, which has a shiny finish. the finished book has forty unnumbered pages. considering the first with the button as page one, the double page title page as numbers two and three, etc, and the last page, "And that's why." as page forty. the first proof sheet [23-1/2" x 35-1/2"] has pages 2, 15, 14, 3 and upside down at the top pages 6, 10, 11, and 7. it is printed on one side only. the second sheet [23-1/2" x 35-1/2"] has pages 28, 37, 40, 20 and upside down pages 6, 10, 11, and 7. the back of the second sheet has pages 26, 39, 38, 27 and upsidedown, 30, 35, 34, and 31. sheet three [23-1/2" x 35-1/2"] has pages 18, 23, 24, 21 and upside down pages 20, 21, 22, and 19. sheet four [25" x 36"] has pages 16, 17, 14, 14 and on top [not upsidedown] 20, 21, 30, and 31. sheet [25" x 36"] five has the d.j. panels, page 40, page 1, the dedication, the front flap copy, and on top [not upside down] pages 36, 37, 18, and 19. sheet six [70-1/2" x 49"] has four rows of eight panels, pages 38, 3, 2, 29, 40, 1, 4, and 37. sheet six is printed in black and white only. the reverse of sheet six is the same as the front. [Hanrahan A75]. all sheets are in very good to nearly fine condition. they have been rolled and have minor wrinkling at the extremities. sheet two is a little browned in one patch at the rear. Bookseller Inventory # 25344


Bibliographic Details

Title: In the Night Kitchen

Publisher: Harper and Row

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: other

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition, prepublication state.

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