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SENDAK, Maurice (b. 1928). [The Nutshell Library]. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.
SENDAK, Maurice (b. 1928). [The Nutshell Library]. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

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SENDAK, Maurice (b. 1928). [The Nutshell Library]. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

4 volumes, (94 x 67 mm). Pink cloth stamped with illustration of acorns; dust jackets (very minor wear to ends of a few spine panels); pictorial board slipcase (very minor wear at corners). Provenance: Dorothy Parker (presentation inscription).

PRESENTATION SET, inscribed by Sendak to Dorothy Parker on the front free endpaper of Alligators All Around: "For Dorothy Parker Maurice Sendak." Along with Alligators, the set also includes Chicken Soup with Rice, Pierre. A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue, and One Was Johnny. A Counting Book. (4)

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