(Sendak, Maurice)

The Nutshell Library.

Sendak, Maurice (illus.)

(NY): Harper & Row, (1962). Four 48mo. volumes, variously paginated. First editions. Titles include: One Was Johnny; Pierre; Alligators All Around; and Chicken Soup with Rice. Has the first edition point mentioned by Hanrahan: the dust wrapper for Chicken Soup with Rice has a thin, off-white stripe at the bottom of the spine. A complete set of Sendak’s Lilliputian books of rhyme, which have now become classics. Bound in mauve cloth boards with an illustration of oak leaves and acorns stamped in black on the front covers. All four volumes in color-illustrated dust wrappers and housed in a pictorial slipcase. Light chipping to the dust wrapper spines and rubbing to slipcase, else a very good set. Item #30962

(Hanrahan A51).

Price: $200.00

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