September 23, 2021 10:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 51
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] Sendak, Maurice
Where the Wild Things Are

(New York): Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963. First edition (with Library of Congress catalog card number "63-21253" printed on the title page). Oblong 4to. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated; color registration sound. Original quarter grey cloth and illustrated boards; all edges trimmed; patterned endpapers; in original first-issue dust-jacket, with $3.50 price and "40-80" and "1163" on front flap, as well as three-paragraph blurbs on front and rear flaps, and no mention of Caledcott Award, darkening to spine and extremities, small short closed tear at bottom edge of front panel. Hanrahan A58

Together with:

Singer, Isaac Bashevis, and Maurice Sendak
Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories
(New York): Harper & Row, Publishers, (1966). First edition. 8vo. (xiv), 90 pp. Illustrated by Sendak. Inscribed by Singer on recto of frontispiece, "To the art director/Jean Krulis with my/wishes for a happy New/Year/Isaac B. Singer." Original white cloth, stamped in gilt, extremities slightly darkened; top edge stained grey, other edges trimmed; in original illustrated dust-jacket, spine and extremities darkened. Hanrahan A66

Both books from the library of Jean Krulis (1937-2020), who was an art director and children's book designer at Harper & Row.

Sold for $5,670
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

(New York): Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963. First edition (with Library of Congress catalog card number "63-21253" printed on the title page). Oblong 4to. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated; color registration sound. Original quarter grey cloth and illustrated boards; all edges trimmed; patterned endpapers; in original first-issue dust-jacket, with $3.50 price and "40-80" and "1163" on front flap, as well as three-paragraph blurbs on front and rear flaps, and no mention of Caledcott Award, darkening to spine and extremities, small short closed tear at bottom edge of front panel. Hanrahan A58

Together with:

Singer, Isaac Bashevis, and Maurice Sendak
Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories
(New York): Harper & Row, Publishers, (1966). First edition. 8vo. (xiv), 90 pp. Illustrated by Sendak. Inscribed by Singer on recto of frontispiece, "To the art director/Jean Krulis with my/wishes for a happy New/Year/Isaac B. Singer." Original white cloth, stamped in gilt, extremities slightly darkened; top edge stained grey, other edges trimmed; in original illustrated dust-jacket, spine and extremities darkened. Hanrahan A66

Both books from the library of Jean Krulis (1937-2020), who was an art director and children's book designer at Harper & Row.

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