Where the Wild Things Are.
Sendak, Maurice (story and pictures by):
The Bodley Head,
New Edition (first printing thereof).
pp, unpaginated, illustrated in colour throughout. Very faint marks on the verso of the front free endpaper: contents otherwise very clean and fresh and unmarked. In the original pictorial paper-covered boards, with a little foxing to the top edge, and very slight browning to the bottom margin: corners good, spine ends very slightly blunted. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket. This has light soiling, cup rings, and foxing, and a number of closed edged tears, with creasing and a faint stain from former sellotape adjacent to one of them, and tiny chips at extremities. Tears fixed with archival tissue. Early hardback copy in exceptional condition, with jacket.
Near Fine in G dust-jacket.
ISBN: 0370007727 [Item ID: 19751203]