16 December 2004
[SENDAK, Maurice]. LANES, Selma G. The Art of Maurice Sendak. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980.
Oblong 4o. Original pictorial cloth; clear dust jacket with lettering on cover and spine.
FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SENDAK TO WARD AND LYNN BOTSFORD on the flyleaf: "For Ward and Lynn, With all my love! Maurice Sendak. May '81." WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF A WILD THING at center.
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