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Harper & Row 1963 - First Edition, Second Printing of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE with a stunning early original drawing by Maurice Sendak of a ¿Wild Thing¿ with a small inscription, dated 1976. Second state dust jacket by Maurice Sendak, published by Harper & Row, New York 1963. With True First Edition, First state copies of this title selling for $12,000 in near fine condition, the First edition, with the second state jacket is a great alternative! Near fine book and stunning dust jacket. Unpaginated. Please see detailed images. The book has crisp boards in near fine condition. The corners are sharp, and the book has no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The book is in beautiful condition for this title which if often found with scribbles, writing, ruined spines, alot of edgewear and other issues that revolve around first edition children¿s books. The boards are clean with no fading, and no scribbles. The stunning end papers are in perfect condition with no inscriptions, no owner names, no bookstore stamps, and no bookplates. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with no writing, no stains, no handling marks, no rips, no bent pages, and no foxing. Beautiful clean, crisp, bright copy of a children¿s book in hard to find clean condition, appearing as unread! The scarce original first edition dust jacket is unrestored and in beautiful condition. The dust jacket has strong vibrant colors with one tiny chip to the rear, otherwise no edgewear, no rips, no chips, no rubbing, no fading, no scribbles and no foxing. Slight overall toning to the jacket. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $3.95 on the inner front flap, bottom of flap has the requisite code of 40-80, and 1163. A beautiful example of this title with stunning original artwork by Sendak. Presents very well with the stunning jacket and clean, crisp interior at a great price for this title! ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional children's rare books and original illustration art [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2013-12-03           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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