Lot 188 of 364:
Atomics for the Millions 1st bk illus by Sendak  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$228
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Atomics for the Millions
Author:
Eidinoff, Maxwell Leigh & Hyman Ruchlis
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Whittlesey House
Date:
[1947]
Description:

Illustrations by Maurice Sendak. (8vo) Decorative blue cloth, illustrated dust jacket. First Edition.

First issue with 'herringbone finish endpapers' and with two lines on the copyright page regarding the quality of the materials due to postwar shortages (omitted in later printings). The first book with illustrations by Sendak. The story from the publisher is that Sendak was asked to illustrate the book by his high school physics professor, author of this book, Hyman Ruchlis.

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Condition:
Jacket price clipped with light wear and rubbing, small chip to bottom of back panel, light wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities, spine a bit dulled; very good.
 
Item number:
283046
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