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2038086: SENDAK, MAURICE. Where the Wild Things Are.

Lot 2038086 Details

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TRUE FIRST PRINTING. SENDAK, MAURICE. Where the Wild Things Are. Illustrated in color by Sendak. Oblong 8vo, green cloth-backed pictorial boards, mild soiling, mostly to turn-ins; scattered light thumb soiling on a few pages; original first issue dust jacket, lightly toned and with only minor creasing to edges, lower inside corner of front flap clipped. Overall a bright copy. New York, 1963

lovely copy of the true first edition, first printing of sendak's classic tale. Contains Hanrahan's points for the true first jacket including three blurbs on front and rear flaps with no mention of the Caldecott Medal, a $3.50 price, and Harper & Row, Publishers/ 40-80/ 1163 at bottom of front flap. Scarce first issue as later copies were recalled quickly to change dust jacket text and add the Caldecott medal. Hanrahan A58.

All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.
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2038086: SENDAK, MAURICE. Where the Wild Things Are.

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000
Apr 14, 2005
Starting Price $2,000
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2038086: 2038086: SENDAK, MAURICE. Where the Wild Things Are.

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Est. $4,000 - $6,000Starting Price $2,000
Sale 2038 - 19th & 20th Century Literature
Thu, Apr 14, 2005 9:30 AM EDT
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Lot 2038086 Details

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TRUE FIRST PRINTING. SENDAK, MAURICE. Where the Wild Things Are. Illustrated in color by Sendak. Oblong 8vo, green cloth-backed pictorial boards, mild soiling, mostly to turn-ins; scattered light thumb soiling on a few pages; original first issue dust jacket, lightly toned and with only minor creasing to edges, lower inside corner of front flap clipped. Overall a bright copy. New York, 1963

lovely copy of the true first edition, first printing of sendak's classic tale. Contains Hanrahan's points for the true first jacket including three blurbs on front and rear flaps with no mention of the Caldecott Medal, a $3.50 price, and Harper & Row, Publishers/ 40-80/ 1163 at bottom of front flap. Scarce first issue as later copies were recalled quickly to change dust jacket text and add the Caldecott medal. Hanrahan A58.

All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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