Lot 89 of 377:
Where the Wild Things Are inscribed  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Where the Wild Things Are
Author:
Sendak, Maurice
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harper & Row
Date:
1963
Description:

Illustrated throughout in color by the author. (Oblong 8vo), color pictorial cloth-backed boards, matching dust jacket. Early pritning. 

Signed and inscribed by Sendak on the half-title: "To Sam Hessel - Grrrr! Maurice Sendak -  Oct.  '78." In the second state dust jacket with Caldecott Medal sticker on front and notice of award on rear jacket flap.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and soiling to jacket, rubbing along jacket spine and flap folds with some loss to color, areas of faint staining and other light creasing and edgewear, bottom corner of front flap clipped, $3.95 price still present; toning and staining to boards with rubbing to extremities; interior with occasional light wear and scattered foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
303739
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