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Where the Wild Things Are: SENDAK, Maurice

SENDAK, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Oblong 4to. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards; pictorial jacket with Caldecott sticker. FIRST EDITION, first printing, with Library of Congress number 63-21253 on title. In an early issue jacket with Caldecott sticker and numbered "40-80 / 1163" on inner flap. The Caldecott medal is an applied sticker, not printed; inner rear flap mentions Caldecott Award. Hanrahan A58. Price clipped, tears, stains and losses to jacket edges; boards with a few soilmarks; text clean, unmarked, and fresh. Seller Inventory # 405846

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Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

Published by Harper & Row, Publishers, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Maurice Sendak (illustrator). 1st Edition. "Where The Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak. First edition, first printing with first edition points: Library of Congress Catalog Number 63-21253 on title page, with 1963 date. Published by Harper & Row Publishers, New York. Measures 10.25" x 9.25", not paginated. With a later issue dust jacket with Caldecott Medal sticker on the front panel. The dust jacket is in good condition. Rubbing and foxing to the panels with some light soiling. Wear to the sticker on the front. The spine is sunned. The original price of $4.95 is present on the front flap. The book is in very good condition. Light sunning and foxed spots to the board edges. Small soiled spot on one of the last pages. The contents are largely clean, bright, and complete. The binding is sound. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(J8-5). Seller Inventory # 003640

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Sendak, Maurice (1928-2012).

Published by New York, Harper and Row, [1964] (1964)

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About this Item: New York, Harper and Row, [1964], 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Gut. Dust Jacket Condition: Gut. 1. Auflage. Oblong quarto. Original cloth-backed pictorial paper boards with the Sendak designed dust jacket. Hanrahan A58 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. FIRST EDITION BOOK: Listed across bottom of title page is "Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog number: 63-21253".- Dust jacket Points after Hanrahan A 58: Second Issue with Caldecott Medal on front; original price of $3.50 at top front inside flap; bottom corner clipped with 40-80, 1163 and HARPER & ROW PUBLISHERS , the inside rear flap on the second issue of the DJ begins: Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Award and ends, at the bottom, with Chosen Number. One/best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963/by the New York Times. Seller Inventory # ABE-1542021934115

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (FINE, FIRST: SENDAK, MAURICE (June

SENDAK, MAURICE (June 10, 1928 to May 8, 2012), Written and Illustrated by; AWARDED THE 1964 CALDECOTT MEDAL

Published by New York: Harper and Row. 1964, First Edition First Printing, Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog number: 63-21253. (1964)

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About this Item: New York: Harper and Row. 1964, First Edition First Printing, Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog number: 63-21253., 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION BOOK: Listed across bottom of title page is "Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog number: 63-21253". (P.S. I actually called Joyce Hanrahan, the recognized Sendak authority, September 1, 2014, for clarification, as the above copyright info is not listed verbatim in her book of 2001, Works of Maurice Sendak [See Scan of Note], and she said that she once checked personally with the Library of Congress and that the books listing the above stated info are First Editions.) DJ INFO: Second Issue DJ (Hanrahan A58 Points) with Caldecott Medal on front; original price of $3.50 at top front inside flap; bottom corner clipped with 40-80, 1163 and HARPER & ROW PUBLISHERS listed; short closed tear on front bottom; light yellowing. Per Hanrahan A58, the inside rear flap on the second issue of the DJ begins: Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Award and ends, at the bottom, with Chosen Number One/Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963/by the New York Times. Seller Inventory # 2245

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Issue with Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253 printed on the title page. The book is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Maurice Sendak with a drawing by the author of Max the main character. The book is inscribed to "Max" making it more interesting and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. Seller Inventory # 12112584052

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition, first printing with base of title page bearing Library of Congress number 63-21253. Signed by Maurice Sendak on the half title page, inscribed to a former owner and dated Dec. '64. Publisher's pictorial paper covered boards over grey cloth spine. Near Fine, with light foxing to boards at edges, tiny ding to bottom edge of rear board, faint rubbing at corners. Slight offsetting to half title and adjacent page from laid in news-clipping announcing Maurice Sendak's upcoming speaking appearance at two schools. In a Very Good second issue dust jacket with Caldecott Medal on front panel and altered text on rear flap. After the book won the Caldecott Medal, unsold copies were recalled by the publisher and supplied with new dust jackets boasting the award, as found here. Jacket shows light rubbing and light toning, light edge wear and a 2-inch closed tear at the top of the front panel; publisher's price of $3.50 intact at the top of the front flap, though bottom corner clipped. A very sharp copy, with an early signature. Seller Inventory # 171123001

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (FIRST STATE: MAURICE SENDAK

MAURICE SENDAK

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST STATE of the First Edition, First Printing First Printing, First state dust jacket. All first state points present. Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. The identifying points for the first state dust jacket include the unique content of the information found only on the First State jacket flaps (no mention of the Caldecott award, and instead includes a three paragraph blurb about Sendak on the rear flap and a three paragraph blurb about the book on the front inner flap). The first state book is equally unique in that the colors of the inks used on the end papers as well as many of the internal pages are different from the later printings. Unpaginated. Please see detailed images. The book has crisp boards in near fine condition. The corners are sharp, and the book has no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The book is in beautiful condition for this title which if often found with scribbles, writing, ruined spines, alot of edgewear and other issues that revolve around first edition children?s books. The boards are clean with no fading, and no scribbles. The stunning end papers are in perfect condition with no inscriptions, no owner names, no bookstore stamps, and no bookplates. The internal pages are clean and crisp, still maintaining their original rigidity with no writing, no stains, no handling marks, no rips, no bent pages, and no foxing. Beautiful clean, crisp, bright copy of a children?s book in hard to find condition! The scarce original first state, first edition dust jacket has benefited from some slight restoration to the spine tips and as such shows in stunning near fine condition with the usual age toning as commonly found with this dust jacket. The price clipped dust jacket has strong vibrant colors with no edgewear, no rips, no chips, no rubbing, no stains, no fading, no scribbles and no foxing. The bottom of flap has the requisite code of 40-80, and 1163. The price is not important in the determination of the first state jacket as the first state is exclusively determined by the content of the information found on the inner front and rear flaps. A very handsome, clean near fine example of this scarce signed title presenting very well with the stunning jacket and clean interior at a great price for this title! ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our ABE store for other rare Children's books and original illustration artwork!. Seller Inventory # 001303

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SENDAK, Maurice.

Published by New York: Harper & Row, 1963 (1963)

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About this Item: New York: Harper & Row, 1963, 1963. Oblong quarto. Original cloth-backed pictorial paper boards. With the Sendak designed dust jacket. Occasional spotting to pages, small pencil notes to two pages, which list the names of the Wild Things, light rubbing to corners, in the dust jacket with toning to white areas, light spotting along rear panel edges, short closed tears to front edges, lower corner to front flap clipped as issued, 3.50 price still intact at upper portion. A very good copy. Illustrated by Sendak. First edition, first printing, first issue. There seem to be multiple issues of the first printing of this elusive and important book. Variations in price occur throughout the later states but have no bearing on the status of the true first issue. Primacy is established through the text of the blurb which, as in the present copy, makes no mention of the Caldecott Award bestowed upon the book on publication. The winning of such a prestigious prize compelled the publishers to recall the entire edition and change the text on the dust wrapper to include the achievement. Copies therefore with the original blurb are rare and are indubitably the earliest. Grolier Club, One Hundred Books Famous in Children's Literature, 97. Seller Inventory # 96725

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, SIGNED (FIRST: MAURICE SENDAK

MAURICE SENDAK

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. MAURICE SENDAK (illustrator). 1st Edition. SIGNED FIRST STATE of the First Edition, First Printing First Printing, First state dust jacket, flat signed on the title page by Maurice Sendak. All first state points present. Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. The identifying points for the first state dust jacket include the unique content of the information found only on the First State jacket flaps (no mention of the Caldecott award, and instead includes a three paragraph blurb about Sendak on the rear flap and a three paragraph blurb about the book on the front inner flap). The first state book is equally unique in that the colors of the inks used on the end papers as well as many of the internal pages are different from the later printings. Unpaginated. Please see detailed images. The book has crisp boards in near fine condition. The corners are sharp, and the book has no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The book is in beautiful condition for this title which if often found with scribbles, writing, ruined spines, alot of edgewear and other issues that revolve around first edition children?s books. The boards are clean with no fading, and no scribbles. The stunning end papers are in perfect condition with no inscriptions, no owner names, no bookstore stamps, and no bookplates. The internal pages are clean with but a few tiny very very faded dots of foxing to the last and first page, otherwise the pages are very clean with no writing, no stains, no handling marks, no rips, no bent pages, and no foxing. Beautiful clean, crisp, bright copy of a children?s book in hard to find crisp condition! The scarce original first state, first edition dust jacket has benefited from some slight restoration to repair a few small intact tears to jacket, and as such shows in beautiful condition with the usual age toning and light soiling as commonly found with this dust jacket. Slight wrinkle to the front. The dust jacket has strong vibrant colors with no edgewear, no rips, no chips, no rubbing, no stains, no fading, no scribbles and no foxing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $3.50 on the inner front flap, bottom of flap has the requisite code of 40-80, and 1163. The price is not important in the determination of the first state jacket as the first state is exclusively determined by the content of the information found on the inner front and rear flaps. A very handsome example of this scarce signed title presenting very well with the stunning jacket and clean interior at a great price for this title! ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our ABE store for other Rare Children's title and Original Illustration Art, including numerous original by Maurice Sendak!. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001317

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Brown cloth spine over pictorial boards, 4-color endsheets, DJ design matching boards. Very interesting second issue, with LOC number on title page, Caldecott medal pasted, not printed, on and $3.50 price on jacket (code 40-80 / 1163). Back flap of DJ is the revised text, including mention of the Caldecott award. Book very good with aging to boards at edges, light pulling to front pastedown but otherwise clean. DJ also very good with one small open tear at front panel, wear and beginnings of chipping to DJ folds, light soil. Very few copies left of this vintage. Collectors will note that, since one DJ flap was revised and the other was not, this is possibly a unique first-and-a-half state copy. Unpaginated. Seller Inventory # 13441

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper and Row, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper and Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with ALL the First Issue points "There is NO award medal sticker on the front panel of the dust jacket, the front flap has the correct $3.50 printed price with the code 40-80 printed on the bottom flap, the lower corner of front flap is clipped as in all copies but the 1163 is present indicating that the book was published November 1963, the dust jacket front flap has the correct three paragraph blurbs about the book and the back flap of the dustjacket has three paragraph blurbs about the author, and the library congress number 63-21253 is printed on the title page." A wonderful copy that has light staining to the bottom edges of the dustjacket and light wear to the panels. The book is in great shape with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with the ORIGINAL FIRST ISSUE dustjacket in collector's condition. We buy Sendak First Editions. Seller Inventory # ABE-11397281596

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy SIGNED by Maurice Sendak on a laid in signature. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. This copy has ALL the First Issue points as follows "There is NO award medal sticker on the front panel of the dust jacket, the front flap has the correct $3.50 printed price with the code 40-80 printed on the bottom flap, the lower corner of front flap is clipped as in all copies but the 1163 is present indicating that the book was published November 1963, the dust jacket front flap has the correct three paragraph blurbs about the book and the back flap of the dustjacket has three paragraph blurbs about the author, and the library congress number 63-21253 is printed on the title page." A superb copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Sendak First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-11397282969

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Where the Wild Things Are.: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, Publishers, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1963. First edition in the first-issue dust jacket of one of the scarcest and most desirable books in modern children's literature. Oblong quarto, original cloth backed pictorial paper boards. Boldly inscribed by Maurice Sendak opposite the half-title page, "For Rachel GRR! Maurice Sendak" with a drawing of large growling Carol. Near fine in a near fine first-issue dust jacket. This is the correct first state of the dust jacket with no mention of the Caldecott award, and a $3.50 price at top of front flap. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, rare and desirable with a drawing by Sendak. Hailed as "the Picasso of children's books," Maurice Sendak produced more than 85 books, of which Where the Wild Things Are is undeniably the most famous, being one of the ten best-selling children's books of all time. "Wild Things!' When Max's sojourn among them unfolded in kinematic splendor in 1963, adults trembled and children reveled. Reaching back into his own Brooklyn childhood, Sendak created the enduring child-hero Max, who overcomes his fears and achieves catharsis in a colorful fantasy tableau. The book was awarded the 1964 Caldecott Medal by the American Library Association" (NYPL Books of the Century 212). Basis for the 2009 film directed by Spike Jonze starring Max Records and features the voices of James Gandolfini, Paul Dano, Lauren Ambrose, Forest Whitaker, Catherine O'Hara, and Chris Cooper. Seller Inventory # 99625

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Where The Wild Things Are; Story and: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, Publishers, [New York] (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, Publishers, [New York], 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine. First Edition. Where The Wild Things Are, a first edition first printing, signed by Maurice Sendak. Oblong quarto, [38pp]. Illustrated boards, olive green cloth spine. Light shelf wear to edges of boards. On title page, contains Library of Congress number 63-21253. Pictorial endpapers, bright boards and clean illustrated text. In a first issue dust jacket, near fine, with $3.50 price on front flap, code "40-80 / 1163" on bottom of front flap, three paragraph blurb on front flap and no mention of the Caldecott Award. Light wear to dust jacket on spine, with 1 mm chip at top corner of spine. Signed by author and illustrator Maurice Sendak on half title, with illustration of "Wild Thing" drawn in his hand, dated September 1971. (Hanrahan A58). Seller Inventory # 874

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

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About this Item: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A near fine first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket (no reference to Caldecott Medal), inscribed by Sendak with a drawing. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Seller Inventory # 1508132

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with ALL the First Issue points. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Maurice Sendak A magnificent dustjacket that is vibrant in color with slight wear to the edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the $3.50 price present and ALL the First Issue points such as three paragraph blurb about the book. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Sendak First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-11247151094

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Where the Wild Things Are: SENDAK, Maurice

SENDAK, Maurice

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition with the publisher's price and the correct first issue code on the front flap. Cloth and papercovered illustrated boards. A bit of foxing to the boards, near fine in a modestly toned, very good dustwrapper with a couple of faint splash marks. Nicely Inscribed by Sendak in 1966 with a small drawing of a dog. Seller Inventory # 325185

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Where the Wild Things Are.: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, Publishers, New York (1963)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1963. First edition in the first-issue dust jacket of one of the scarcest and most desirable books in modern children's literature. Oblong quarto, original cloth backed pictorial paper boards. Inscribed by Maurice Sendak with a drawing of Mickey Mouse on the half-title page, "For David, Hi! Maurice Sendak May '80." It was Walt Disney's 1940 feature film Fantasia, starring Mickey Mouse, that inspired 12-year old Maurice Sendak to become a cartoonist. Born the same year that the famous anthropomorphic cartoon character made his first appearance in the the 1928 short film Steamboat Willie, Sendak described Mickey Mouse as "the emblem of happiness and funniness [and] the little brother I always wanted" (Romano, 2012). One of the most avid collectors of Mickey Mouse memorabilia, Sendak has noted that early appearances of Mickey in both film and collectible figurines had teeth, which were later omitted as his character became more popular and his more cruel tendencies were transferred to other characters. Sendak's characters, with plenty of teeth, came to embody not just the adorable and benevolent, but the frightening and dangerous; evoking feelings in the children who read his stories quite unlike those encouraged by the typical illustrated children's tale. Fine in a near fine first-issue dust jacket. This is the correct first state of the dust jacket with no mention of the Caldecott award, and a $3.50 price at top of front flap. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, rare and desirable in this condition and with a drawing of the character that inspired Sendak's career, Mickey Mouse. Hailed as "the Picasso of children's books," Maurice Sendak produced more than 85 books, of which Where the Wild Things Are is undeniably the most famous, being one of the ten best-selling children's books of all time. "Wild Things!' When Max's sojourn among them unfolded in kinematic splendor in 1963, adults trembled and children reveled. Reaching back into his own Brooklyn childhood, Sendak created the enduring child-hero Max, who overcomes his fears and achieves catharsis in a colorful fantasy tableau. The book was awarded the 1964 Caldecott Medal by the American Library Association" (NYPL Books of the Century 212). Basis for the 2009 film directed by Spike Jonze starring Max Records and features the voices of James Gandolfini, Paul Dano, Lauren Ambrose, Forest Whitaker, Catherine O'Hara, and Chris Cooper. Seller Inventory # 81145

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SENDAK, Maurice

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Unbound. Condition: Near Fine. Measuring 56" x 42". Some light wear at edges and a few light scattered creases, near fine. A production page proof for Maurice Sendak's classic children's book, *Where the Wild Things Are*. The proof is printed on both sides and retains its original bright and vibrant colors. It comes from the personal archives of a distinguished children's book author and editor who worked closely with both Sendak and the book's editor, Ursula Nordstrom. While there is no jacket present to verify the issue points, as typical for a first edition of the book, the title page is conspicuously missing its Library of Congress identification number suggesting it was printed prior to securing one as required for publication. Further, we have only been able to locate one other known copy of page proof for *Where the Wild Things Are* in the Maurice Sendak Collection at the Rosenbach Museum, and it too lacks the LOC number on the title page. An amazing artifact from what is one of the most popular and influential children's book of the 20th Century. Seller Inventory # 395571

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