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Where the Wild Things Are by  Maurice Sendak - Signed First Edition - 1963 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 1508132)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

Harper & Row, 1963. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. A near fine first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket (no reference to Caldecott Medal), inscribed by Sendak with a drawing. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

Synopsis

Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row. The book has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short, a 1980 opera, and, in 2009, a live-action feature film adaptation. According to HarperCollins, the book has sold over 19 million copies worldwide as of 2008.

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On Aug 20 2019, a reader said:
BEST. BOOK. EVER. I have given a copy to every child in my life (family & friends). The imagination given wings and the safety net of a parent's love. Beautifully naughty, captures the joy of childhood and possibilities.

Details

Bookseller
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1508132
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Date published
1963

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About Bookbid Rare Books

Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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inscribed
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First Edition
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jacket
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fine
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