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Jonze, Spike; Dave Eggers; Maurice Sendak

Published by It Books (2009)

ISBN 10: 0061645567 ISBN 13: 9780061645563

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From: W. Lamm (Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: It Books, 2009. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. Almost Like New. Tight, clean and crisp. A touch of very light shelf wear, otherwise a gently read book in excellent condition. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not ex-library. Almost Like New. ; 10.18 X 9.54 X 1.07 inches; 240 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 25570

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper Collins (1988)

ISBN 10: 0060254920 ISBN 13: 9780060254926

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Item Description: Harper Collins, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Unbleached marking (shape of price-tag sticker) where the bookstore's sticker price tag was removed many years ago, on the back, right lower corner of dust jacket. Light shelf wear to cover and bindings. ; Hardback Boards are straight and tight with no warping. Dust jacket shows faint sunning along top and bottom. Cloth, oblong 8vo. Unpaginated. First printing of the 25th-Anniversary edition. Cloth-backed pictorial boards, decorated endpapers, pictorial dust jacket. "Reprinted from new engravings made from the original art."; 0.6 x 10.2 x 9.1 Inches; 48 pages; 'Where The Wild Things Are' is the first book of a trilogy that includes 'In The Night Kitchen,' published in 1970, "a profoundly engaging fantasy that ought to become a classic" (The New York Times), and 'Outside Over There,' published in 1981 which Newsweek called "extraordinary.triumphantly moving." An author-artist of world renown, Mr. Sendak was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator Award in 1970 in recognition of the excellence of the entire body of his work. 'Where The Wild Things Are' is the 1964 Caldecott Medal Winner for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year. Bookseller Inventory # 338

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Jonze, Spike & Eggers, Dave & Sendak, Maurice

Published by HarperCollins, NY (2009)

ISBN 10: 0061645567 ISBN 13: 9780061645563

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From: Crowfly Books (South Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: HarperCollins, NY, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: None Issued. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. This is an As New copy of the First Edition (1st printing). The hardcover. No dust jacket issued. Includes the screenplay by Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers. A beautiful copy and very cleverly bound three volumes in one. Bookseller Inventory # 045882

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MAURICE SENDAK

Published by HARPER (1963)

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Item Description: HARPER, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. MOST EXPRESSIONIST ILLUSTRATIONS OF ANY CHILD'S BOOK- COPYRIGHT PAGE DOES NOT HAVE A LIBRARY OF CONGRESS NUMBER, NO MENTION OF PRINTING OR CALDICOTT PRIZE COPYRIGHT PAGE STATES" COPYRIGHT 1963 BY MAURICE SENDAK PRINTED IN TE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ---FAIR CONDITION, BLUE END PAGE MOSTLY TORN OFF, INNER SPINE TAPED, NO LIBRARY PCKET OR MARKS OF POCKET. Bookseller Inventory # 795585

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, NY (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, NY, 1963. Book Condition: Fair. 1st, 1st Printing. gray cloth spine pictorial boards, 1st or early edition. Some listings state that the library of congress number should be on the title page to be a first edition other listings say it shouldn't be there. In any case this copy has a copyright statement on the title page without the Library of Congress number: "Copyright @ 1963 by Maurice Sendak - Printed in the United States of America - All rights reserved." Oblong 8vo. 40 unnumbered pages. Floral endpapers. Previous owner felt tipped on front endpaper, felt tipped also on front cover on left corner, cloth tear to spine cloth, corner wear, one inch closed tears to three pages, 1st tear is taped closed, Front cover image has three 1/2"by !/4" chips from the image and three much smaller chips missing. from the front cover. internally all material is complete exept the image of Max riding in the parade of wild things there is some very small edge material missing from a 1 1/2 " tear on the image 37pp Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Oblong. Bookseller Inventory # 90313

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Where the Wild Things Are.: Sendak, Maurice (story

Sendak, Maurice (story and pictures by):

Published by The Bodley Head,, London: (1975)

ISBN 10: 0370007727 ISBN 13: 9780370007724

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Item Description: The Bodley Head,, London:, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: G. New Edition (first printing thereof). [40]pp, unpaginated, illustrated in colour throughout. Very faint marks on the verso of the front free endpaper: contents otherwise very clean and fresh and unmarked. In the original pictorial paper-covered boards, with a little foxing to the top edge, and very slight browning to the bottom margin: corners good, spine ends very slightly blunted. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket. This has light soiling, cup rings, and foxing, and a number of closed edged tears, with creasing and a faint stain from former sellotape adjacent to one of them, and tiny chips at extremities. Tears fixed with archival tissue. Early hardback copy in exceptional condition, with jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 19751203

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row. New York (1963)

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From: Riverby Books (Fredericksburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harper & Row. New York, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. Hardcover with DJ. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. White pictorial DJ faded at the edges and with a couple short closed (1" or so) tears. It has protected the book well, though; the book is clean and square. Front cover of DJ has the Caldecott sticker affixed (not printed on the DJ). Inside front DJ flap is price-clipped. Code of 40-80. 1163 present on the bottom of the flap. Title page has the LOC number. Rear DJ flap says "Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Award" at the top and "Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963" at the bottom. This is not the entire and complete first edition (which makes no mention of the Caldecott Award), but it is a very early printing. After the book won the Caldecott, all the copies still in stores were recalled & new DJ's were printed, mentioning the award. This copy does have the skewed colors associated with the first printing -- just not the right DJ. The book is, however, in quite good condition. Please email for photos or with questions. Bookseller Inventory # R-132

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Jonze, Spike (Screenwriter/Director); Eggers, Dave (Co-Screenwriter) & Sendak, Maurice (Author)

Published by New York City, NY: HarperCollins Publishers/McSweeneys, 2009

ISBN 10: 0061645567 ISBN 13: 9780061645563

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Item Description: New York City, NY: HarperCollins Publishers/McSweeneys, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Signed. Unpaginated. Published in 2009. Rare Spike Jonze collectible set. A pristine copy of "Heads On And We Shoot" and a brand-new copy of the film on Blu-Ray, both signed by Spike Jonze. Landmark pictorial book-length account on subject. One of the best books on film adaptation and film-making ever published. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Spike Jonze's "Heads On And We Shoot". His ground-breaking film adaptation of Maurice Sendak's beloved classic, "Where The Wild Things Are". The book is presented in three parts, accordion-style: a) "Heads On And We Shoot" describes the actual making of the film, supplemented with drawings, original artwork, reference materials, and photographs from the filming; b) the complete Screenplay by Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers, interspersed with Interviews and film stills; and c) "Post-Production", which consists of special effects that are beautifully reproduced on the page. "The film incorporates the most dynamic elements of voice performance, live-action puppetry, and computer animation into a live-action adventure story that captures the magic of the book, and takes it to a new dimension. In order to preserve the realistic nature of the film, 'The Wild Things' was not created digitally. Instead, Spike Jonze brings these characters to life in the form of physical suits built by the Jim Henson Company. These creatures, operated by a suit performer, interact with the live actor playing Max on set in front of the camera. After principal photography was finished, CGI was used to make the creatures completely life-like and convincing" (Publisher's blurb). An absolute "must-have" title for Spike Jonze, Maurice Sendak, and Dave Eggers collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in metallic-silver pen-marker on the front free endpaper by Spike Jonze. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. It comes with a brand-new copy of the film on Blu-Ray, also very prominently and beautifully signed in metallic-silver pen-marker in front by Jonze. This title is a film classic. As far as we know, this is the only such signed set available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, pristine beauties. A rare signed set thus. Three of the finest American artist/writers of our time. A fine collectible set. (SEE ALSO DAVE EGGERS' "THE WILD THINGS" TITLE IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0061645567. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 15403

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row; NY; 1963/nd; unnumbered pp.; DJ; F-/F- (1963)

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From: Watermark West Rare Books (Wichita, KS, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harper & Row; NY; 1963/nd; unnumbered pp.; DJ; F-/F-, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. _____Hanrahan=A.58.(b) _____Hanrahan's presumptive first printing in her second issue jacket. _____Apparently after the book won the Caldecott the publisher recalled the unsold copies and installed jackets extolling the award. _____The unclipped jacket has the updated copy on both jacket flaps and a Caldecott medal stuck to the front panel. _____The front flap also has "1964" in ball point at the top._____. Bookseller Inventory # LC-00203

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper and Row, New York (1963)

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Item Description: Harper and Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Sendak, Maurice (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition, Second State Dust Jacket. Cover boards are clean with shelf wear especially at corners. Binding is solid. Dust jacket is shelf worn with tears and some stains, in mylar sleeve. This copy has the Caldecott Medal sticker on the front panel. Text block and interior pages are clean and unmarked. Un-paginated. $3.95 price and 40-80/11-63 on flap as per Hanrahan page 64. Interior pages are clean and unmarked except for prior owner's name and address on half title page. Bookseller Inventory # 004573

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Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

Published by Harper and Row (1963)

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Item Description: Harper and Row, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Harper and Row, New York 1963. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1963 with no additional printings. Library of Congress number present on the copyright page. Illustrated throughout in color by Maurice Sendak. Oblong boards. Book Condition: Good+, shelf wear, light spots, age toning. Tear repaired by tape at the rear endpaper. The dust jacket is not present. Bookseller Inventory # 8708

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Sendak, Maurice

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

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From: Mountain Books (Kent, CT, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1963. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good Minus. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Sendak, Maurice (illustrator). First Edition. Scarce, First Edition, First Printing hardcover. Has all the first printing points including the Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253 on the bottom of the title page. Email us for additional photos. Has some marks on the covers and signs of use/age and a red marker mark on the bottom corner of the front cover. Inside is very good plus. The back cover has a crayon mark from a child. Has a gift inscription. Book is still in Good Minus condition and is the very scarce first printing of one of the most important children's books ever authored. We ship fast. Size: Oblong. Previous Owner Signature. Bookseller Inventory # 012783

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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From: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB (Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. First edition, later printing. Oblong quarto. Inscribed by the author, "For Laura Marice Sendak Oct. '70." An excellent example with some rubbing and toning to the boards in a near fine dust jacket. "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). Bookseller Inventory # 17006

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Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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From: Titcomb's Bookshop (East Sandwich, MA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. 1st Edition, Early Printing. SIGNED: "Dec. '64 For Mrs. Wolfe- Maurice Sendak." First edition, early printing. At bottom of title page: "Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog card number: 63 - 21253" (card number is not on later printings). Two small tears on back of dust jacket and one 2" tear down the top of the front through the H in "Things." Illustrated end papers. Unpaginated. Caldecott Medal sticker on DJ and back flap Front flap has two quotes from reviews of the book, back flap says "winner of the 1964 Caldecott Award" and has 3 paragraphs about Sendak. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 042457

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1ST GERMAN ED, THE NUTSHELL LIBRARY~W. AN: MAURICE SENDAK
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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. MAURICE SENDAK (illustrator). 1st Edition. Stunning near fine first edition, first German printing of THE NUTSHELL LIBRARY, both written and illustated by Maurice Sendak. Published by Diogenes Verlag AG Zurich, 1970. This is a doll house size, minature set of 4 near fine books with near fine dust jackets, and with a decorative case (case also illustrated AND signed by Sendak). The set of four includes Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup With Rice, Pierre, and One was Johnny. The set was signed by Sendak on the illustrated case, and in addition Maurice Sendak also drew a beautiful sketch of an alligator in blue ink completely covering one of the blank pages of the book in Alligators All Around (please see images). In order to preserve both the provenance of the art, in addition to the original location within the book, a very high quality professional art scan was taken of the art and then the scan was framed so the original art still exists within the book (the scan alone was $100). So the listing includes the set of 4 Nutsell library books (1st German edition), a stunning original art piece by Sendak, and a very high quality professional matted and stunning custom framed art scan of the original art using all archival materials and UV glass. This allows the buyer to either remove the art from the book and place the art within the custom frame , or leave the art in the book and hang the professional scan for viewing. ABOUT THE FRAME: The size of the outer dimensions of the frame is: 11.5" high x 10.5" wide The size of the inner dimensions of the framed page is: 4.25" high x 3.75" wide The size of the actual page within the book is 3.5¿ x 2.5¿ ABOUT THE BOOK SET: Fine set of four small books with dust jackets of, Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup With Rice, Pierre, and One Was Johnny. The set was created in a miniture format. The set appears as unread and unopened with a very tight binding that snap shut when opened. Each book is completely clean and new with crisp books and fine dust jackets. (As previously mentioned, the set of four books are enclosed in a slipcase SIGNED by Maurice Sendak on the side of the slipcase, in addition to an original Sendak sketch of an alligator in blue ink) . The slipcase is in very good condition with some slight overall rubbing. Please see detailed images. A stunning set of near fine books, signed slip case, original signed pen and ink drawing by Maurice Sendak and archival custom framed piece. A most unique set of original art, signed work and a rare first edition for a Sendak collector. Or would make a wonderful gift set for a Sendak collector. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our abe store for additional first edition listings and original art, including other work by Maurice Sendak. MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING CAN NOT BE CHOSEN FOR THIS PURCHASE, PLEASE CHOOSE PRIORITY MAIL AT CHECK-OUT. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000306

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing with base of title page bearing LOC number: 63-21253. Fine, with faint areas of foxing to covers, else a remarkably fresh and an unusually bright copy. Lacking the dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 161112008

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Where the Wild Things Are (1st Edition: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Maurice Sendak (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Harper & Row. New York. 1963. 1st edition, 1st printing. SIGNED. Meets 1st edition points per (Hanrahan A58) as base of title page states: "Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog card number: 63 - 21253." . No writing within. Clean. Unpaginated. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated paper boards with cloth binding. Edges/corners slightly rubbed and minor toning near edges. binding shows 4 very small light scuffs. Illustrated boards show slight soiling. A couple of invisible textural scuffs to rear panel. Interior rear pastedown has a tiny scuff to illustrated paper. A couple of small nicks to rear board edge. Loosely laid in is a signed bookplate by Maurice Sendak. DJ is from a later printing. The book is a 1st edition, 1st printing. A much later DJ has been married to the book. Loosely laid in signed bookplate included. A true classic and Caldecott winner. first editions of this classic are drying up. First Edition. VG. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000589

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row Publishers (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row Publishers, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Maurice Sendak. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253 and 1963 copyright printed on the title page. The book is in very good condition with some wear to the edges, and discoloration to the boards. The book is bound in the original publisher's cloth with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with minor wear. There is NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this First Edition SIGNED by the author at an affordable price. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15179263880

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

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Item Description: Harper & Row Publishers, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with "Copyright © 1963 by Maurice Sendak Printed in the United States of America All right reserved Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253" printed on the title page. This copy is SIGNED by Maurice Sendak on the page before the title page. The book is in very good condition with minor wear to the edges and boards. The book is bound in the original publisher's cloth with light wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a nice copy SIGNED by the author with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15179272260

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with Library of Congress catalog card number:63-21253 printed on the title page. Later editions do NOT have the card number. A wonderful copy. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12112584052

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (in First: MAURICE SENDAK

MAURICE SENDAK

Published by Harper & Row (1963)

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From: Meier And Sons Rare Books (New Canaan, CT, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. MAURICE SENDAK (illustrator). 1st Edition. FIRST STATE of the First Edition, First Printing of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE with the 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 (taken both with and without the dust jacket protector). 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 tiny stray faint handling mark to about 2 pages, otherwise the pages are 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 clean 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. 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 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 additional children's rare books and original illustration art. Bookseller Inventory # 000708

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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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Item Description: Harper and Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Book 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. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11397281596

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

SENDAK, MAURICE (June 10, 1928 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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Item Description: 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. Book 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, 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. Bookseller Inventory # 862

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (SIGNED): MAURICE SENDAK

MAURICE SENDAK

Published by Harper & Row (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. SIGNED FIRST STATE of the First Edition, First Printing of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE with the First Printing, First state dust jacket. All first state points present. Near fine book in a First State 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. FLAT SIGNED by Maurice Sendak on the title page 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 books, in additional to original artwork by Maurice Sendak. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000932

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Book 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). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11397282969

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SENDAK,MAURICE

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Item Description: SENDAK,MAURICE. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. NY: Harper & Row 1963, (1988). Oblong 4to (10 1/4 x 9 1/2"), publisher's full blue leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, Fine in original cloth box with large color plate on cover. First printing of the 25th Anniversary edition, LIMITED TO ONLY 220 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY SENDAK INCLUDING AN ORIGNAL PEN AND INK DRAWING OF A WILD THING SIGNED BY SENDAK. THIS COPY IS ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY SENDAK TO HIS FRIEND AND FELLOW ILLUSTRATOR JAMES MARSHALL! This fine association copy is warmly inscribed as a birthday gift to Marshall one year before Marshall's untimely death at the age of 50. Marshall is best remembered for his George and Martha books and books about the Stupid family. This 25th Anniversary edition has the color reproductions done to Sendak's specifications and the limited edition is quite scarce. This is an extra special copy. Bookseller Inventory # 34524

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Where the Wild Things Are: Sendak, Maurice

Sendak, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. Book 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). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11247151094

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SENDAK, Maurice

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1963)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1963. Hardcover. 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. See this book in 3D on our site. Bookseller Inventory # 325185

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