New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1985. Pictures by Maurice Sendak. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #057577
Signed, dated December 1985, and inscribed to a named individual by Maurice Sendak at the front free endpaper. Pages crisp and clean except for a few small spots of foxing on the head edge of the page block; binding square and tight; hard cover lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. Jacket has a clip at the bottom corner of the front flap, a spot of surface wear at the lower rear, some shelf rubbing and small chips at corners and spine ends, one small chip at the bottom front edge, and one tiny, closed tear at the top right front, another at the top rear with a tiny accompanying crease, otherwise bright and attractive, now protected in a clear sleeve.