With tipped-in plates and meant to be signed by Singer and Sendak. When the books were shipped to Sendak, he was unhappy with the production (the tipped in plates were trimmed too much, and the corner registration marks showing where the plates were to be inserted were still visible after the plates were tipped in). Sendak removed the limitation page from each copy and returned the rejected run to the publisher, with the instruction that the edition was to be redone. some foxing to front cover else a very good copy in original rough textured off white cloth over boards with gilt stamped spine and printed paper onlay on cover. Few copies survive of this, the aborted first attempt of the limited issue. First edition, first state of the limited issue. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories; ...
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publication Date: 1966
Book Description Kestrel Books. Harmondsworth, Middlesex (UK): 1975. 2nd Impression, 1975. Hardcover. Large octavo. Cloth. In rubbed dust jacket (mylar-protected). 90pp. Cancelled ex-library stock. Minimal library markings, otherwise fine unused condition. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 028663
Book Description (New York): Harper & Row, (1966)., 1966. xi, 90pp., illustrated. 23 x 16 cm. Off white cloth with pictorial paste-down on front board, top edge gilt, gilt lettering on spine; in protective box as issued. Limited signed edition. Hanrahan #66a. This is copy #333 signed by Singer and Sendak on the limitation page. Small, small neat ownrship signature at very top of front paste-down; two very small spots on spine. Internally perfect in very good box. Bookseller Inventory # 5843