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[Page proofs]: Where the Wild Things Are
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[Page proofs]: Where the Wild Things Are

by SENDAK, Maurice

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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Unbound. Near Fine. Measuring 56" x 42". Some light wear at edges and a few light scattered creases, near fine. A production page proof for Maurice Sendak's classic children's book, *Where the Wild Things Are*. The proof is printed on both sides and retains its original bright and vibrant colors. It comes from the personal archives of a distinguished children's book author and editor who worked closely with both Sendak and the book's editor, Ursula Nordstrom. While there is no jacket present to verify the issue points, as typical for a first edition of the book, the title page is conspicuously missing its Library of Congress identification number suggesting it was printed prior to securing one as required for publication. Further, we have only been able to locate one other known copy of page proof for *Where the Wild Things Are* in the Maurice Sendak Collection at the Rosenbach Museum, and it too lacks the LOC number on the title page. An amazing artifact from what is… Read More
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Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

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Used
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First edition, ASSOCIATION COPY
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Hardcover
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New York, New York
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SENDAK, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are. [NY]: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963. Oblong 8vo, 48pp. Gray quarter-cloth with full-color pictorial boards. Full-color pictorial endpapers; full-color illustrations throughout. Slight rubbing to board edges, minute sunning to boards, else a remarkably bright, clean copy, in publisher's original, first state full-color pictorial d.w. (price-clipped, sunning and light spotting across front and rear panels).Inscribed by the author,Maurice Sendak, to his friend and former lover, Leroy Richmond, with a remarkably detailed drawing of a wild thing.
First Edition. 1964 Caldecott Medal Winner.When Max is sent to bed without supper, he leaves home and journeys to where the Wild Things are. There, he tames the Wild Things and becomes their king, declaring, "Let the Wild Rumpus start!" But finally, Max chooses to go home where someone loves him "best of all." This masterpiece earned Sendak the 1964 Caldecott Medal and is as fresh and exciting today as when it was first… Read More
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Where the Wild Things Are

by SENDAK, Maurice

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey
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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition with the publisher's price and the correct first issue code on the front flap. Cloth and papercovered illustrated boards. A bit of foxing to the boards, near fine in a modestly toned, very good dustwrapper with a couple of faint splash marks. Nicely Inscribed by Sendak in 1966 with a small drawing of a dog.
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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing in lovely example of the first issue dust jacket. Illustrated paper-covered boards with gray cloth backstrip. Near Fine with slight toning to covers, tiny area rubbed through at bottom edge of rear board, in a Near Fine dust jacket with light toning and trivial wear, with publisher's original price of $3.50 is present on the top corner of the front flap and lower corner clipped, three paragraphs of text on the front flap and no Caldecott Medal on the front panel. A groundbreaking work for its honest treatment of children's emotions, especially anger, and winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal.
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Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Allston, Massachusetts
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Harper & Row, 1963. Brown cloth spine over pictorial boards, 4-color endsheets, DJ design matching boards. Very interesting second issue, with LOC number on title page, Caldecott medal pasted, not printed, on and $3.50 price on jacket (code 40-80 / 1163). Back flap of DJ is the revised text, including mention of the Caldecott award. Book very good with aging to boards at edges, light pulling to front pastedown but otherwise clean. DJ also very good with one small open tear at front panel, wear and beginnings of chipping to DJ folds, light soil. Very few copies left of this vintage. Collectors will note that, since one DJ flap was revised and the other was not, this is possibly a unique first-and-a-half state copy. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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Used - Near Fine
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First edition
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Pasadena, California
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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. A lovely copy of Sendak's most famous work. Book in Near Fine condition having been protected by it's original dust jacket. A few little finger smudges to margins of the pages, otherwise a clean, attractive copy. In a Near Fine dust jacket with some overall age toning, most noticeably at the spine. A small chip at the base of the spine and marginal wear at the crown. In all a copy that is far above average. With all issue points on both the book and dust jacket for the true first. One of the most famous and most beloved children's picture books of all time. Where The Wild Things Are was first published in 1963 - it would win the Caldecott Medal the next year -- and follows the adventures of the troublemaking Max, who after being sent to bed without dinner, ends up on a mysterious jungle island with the "wild things" of the title. Sendak was originally just an illustrator but soon decided to write his own books as well. Interestingly,… Read More
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Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by SENDAK, Maurice

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey
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(New York): Harper, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition in first issue dustwrapper. Near fine with some light wear and toning to the outer edges of the boards in about very good dustwrapper with toning, sticker shadow on the front flap and moderate edgewear including small chips and tears. A relatively nice copy of one of most popular and influential children's book of the 20th Century. Hanrahan. *Works of Maurice Sendak 1947-1994* A58.
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where the wild things are

by Maurice Sendak

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  • hardcover
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Used
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Waterville, Maine
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Some wear but in very good condition and very hard to come by first Edition of Where the wild things are, why favorite kids book. Can amazing buy.
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Let the Wild Rumpus Start III Where the Wild Things Are
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Let the Wild Rumpus Start III Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

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Used - Fine
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First edition
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BATH, Somerset
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New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First edition. Disbound. Fine. 15" by 24". Maurice Sendak. A very bright and crisp, scarce giclee print from Maurice Sendak's classic children's tale 'Where the Wild Things Are'. This print is titled 'Let the Wild Rumpus Start III'. Sendak is best known for 'Where the Wild Things Are', which this image is from. Sendak is best known as being one of the first children's authors to deal frankly with the fears and anxieties of childhood.  He has been referred to as 'the Picasso of Children's Books' and his pictures are represented in major collections worldwide.This coloured print was issued by Harper & Row in 1971 A very bright and crisp giclee print. A very bright and crisp print, with no marks. Fine
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

by Sendak, Maurice

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Rochester, Michigan
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, Harper & Row, 1963, first edition (later printing), fine in near fine full color pictorial dust-wrapper with like illustrations on virtually every other page. INSCRIBED by the author. Source book for the film of the same name.
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Where the Wild Things Are: Story and Pictures by Maurice Sendak  [First Edition]
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Where the Wild Things Are: Story and Pictures by Maurice Sendak [First Edition]

by Sendak, Maurice

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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Rapid River, Michigan
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963. First edition with the following printed at title page: "Copyright © 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All right reserved. Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253". Signed at half-title page: "Maurice Sendak"; provenance or history for signature is unknown. Oversize 9 1/4" x 10" design. Matte pictorial boards, moderate shelf wear, discoloration. Pages near fine; no writing. Bind fine; hinges intact. Includes fine facsimile of original first state wrapper; protected in new clear sleeve. Codes 40-80 and 1163 to the front flap, and rear flap without mention of the Caldecott Award which was bestowed upon the book on publication. The winning of the prestigious prize compelled the publishers to recall the entire edition and change the text on the dust jacket to include the achievement. Both written and beautifully illustrated by Maurice Sendak, this first edition is… Read More
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Where The Wild Things Are - First UK Edition in the original dust wrapper
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Where The Wild Things Are - First UK Edition in the original dust wrapper

by Sendak, Maurice

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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London: The Bodley Head, 1967. A first edition, first printing published by The Bodley Head in 1967. Illustrated in colour throughout by the author. Sendak's most famous book, both as an author and as an illustrator, and one of the most influential modern picture books. Book is very good and quite bright. Light edge rubbing. Fine creasing to one corner of board. Contents good. The wrapper is good and quite bright. Edges rubbed and nicked. Small loss to spine tips and corners. Spine age toned and darkened. A few closed tears to edges. Wrapper generally quite age toned. Exceptionally rare.
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Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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Used - Fine in Good DJ
Edition
1st Ed
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Hardcover
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Comfort, Texas
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New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1963. 1st Ed. Hardbound. Oblong. Pattern.. Fine in Good DJ/Good. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1963. 1st Edition. Paper DJ. Oblong. Condition: Fine in Good DJ. No Pg Count. LCCN 63-21253. Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak. Not paginated. Caldecott seal on front dust jacket. Front flap of jacket has 3. 95 price, 40-80/1163 code; bottom corner clipped. Rear flap indicates Winner of the 1964 Caldecott and Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963 by The New York Times awards. Title page shows Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. With Library of Congress catalog card number 63-2153. Book in Fine condition, bottom front corner shows tiny bump. Description text copyright 2011 BooksForComfort. Item ID 25967.
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READING IS FUN! - POSTER WITH "WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE" CHARACTERS

READING IS FUN! - POSTER WITH "WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE" CHARACTERS

by SENDAK, MAURICE

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Used
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First edition
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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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Washington: Reading Is Fundamental, Inc., 1979., 1979. First edition. First edition. 23 1/2" x 37" color poster by Maurice Sendak. The poster is titled READING IS FUN! INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE CHILD 1979. The poster features characters from "Where The Wild Thing Are!" Fine, bright color poster, suitable for framing.
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Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

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Used - Very Good +
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Hardcover
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Waccabuc, New York
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New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1963. Pictorial boards. Very Good +. Maurice Sendak. A crisp, surprisingly well-preserved copy of the 1963 correct 1st edition, with the olive green/gray cloth spine, the Library of Congress # AND the 1963 copyright on the title page. Bright and VG+ to Near Fine in its Sendak-illustrated boards, with one small name and date at the front free endpaper. Otherwise, clean as could be and legitimatley approaching Near Fine to Fine. Oblong quarto, wonderfully illustrated throughout by the great maestro. Lacking the dustjacket.
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE - INSCRIBED
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE - INSCRIBED

by Sendak, Maurice

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Used
Edition
First Picture Puffins Edition
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Paperback
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Stephenson, Virginia
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books Ltd, 1970. First Picture Puffins Edition. Attractive copy of Sendak's beloved 1963 childrens book and winner of the Caldecott Medal, inscribed to warmly inscribed to Pound scholar and former UConn professor Marcella Spann Booth. This edition not mentioned by Hanrahan (2001 ed.) - if not the first, then at least a very early English paperback edition of the book produced for distribution throughout the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Penguin First Editions PX31. Oblong quarto (24.75cm x 22.75cm); pictorial card wrappers; [40]pp; illus. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Marcella Spann - with best wishes! Maurice Sendak." Light wear and a few faint foxed spots to extremities, else Near Fine.
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Where the Wild Things Are. 25th Anniversary Edition
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Where the Wild Things Are. 25th Anniversary Edition

by SENDAK, MAURICE

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Used - Near Fine
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First edition
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Hardcover
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Sierra Madre, California
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First edition thus. Book and dust jacket are near fine. Signed by Sendak.
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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice (Author)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Richland, Washington
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Harper & Row, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Used Book: Hard Cover First edition copy with points,"Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog number: 63-21253" on the bottom right corner of the title page. Married jacket, dust jacket has th
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

by Sendak, Maurice

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Used
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Rockville, Maryland
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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Oblong Octavo, unpaginated; VG/none; dark gray cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards; mild shelfwear and rubbing; First Printing, with library of congress number 63-21253 and 1963 copyright printed on the title page; gift inscription to half-title, name to ffep; shelved case 14. 1345426. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice:

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Used
Binding
Hardcover
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Cley-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk
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New York, Harper & Row, 1963 Hardcover, First edition , first issue, no dustjacket. The scarce First edition with Library of Congress Catalog card number 63-21253 no further additions. Sendak's wonderful story and illustrations of Max and the Wild Things. A Good to Fair copy with wear to edges and handling marks to covers, corners bumped and rubbed, Slightly faded colours to covers. With previous owners name and 'This Book belongs to' written on title page. Not prestine condition but a scarce item . Pictures available.
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