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Sendak, Maurice (1928 - 2012)
Small Collection / Small Archive of two very rich and personal, handwritten & signed letters on cards by Sendak, together with a wonderful collection of fourteen (14) loose gicleé prints of original drawings by Maurice Sendak in colour or black and white: 'A Kiss for Little Bear' x 2 (26.5 cm x 34.5 cm) / 'Zlateh the Goat' x 2 (24 cm x 30 cm and 37.5 cm x 30 cm) / 'Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present' x 1 (33.4 cm x 41.5 cm) / Lullabies and Night Songs' x 2 (35 cm x 26.5 cm and 44.5 cm x 33.5 cm) / 'Hector Protector' x 1 (46 cm x 26 cm) / 'In the Night Kitchen' x 4 (50 cm x 36 cm) / Higglety Pigglety Pop x 2 (28 cm x 35.5 cm). The two cards are addressed to one "Minnie" and were written at Christmas 1986 and Christmas 1987. Both are similar in content because Minnie was obviously supplying Sendak with "Rocks" [these could be "fossiles" or possibly Art or books with art by Norman Rockwell]. One of the cards featuring Sendak's art from the cover of Nutcracker and addressed to Minnie, reading in part "I worked al
1986. [New York], 1986 - 1987. Letters: 4 pages on two cards / Gicleé prints: 15 sheets (unsigned). Very good condition.
Bookseller: Inanna Rare Books Ltd. [Ireland]
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