decorated cloth, printed clear plastic dust jacket
1981 · London
by Lanes, Selma G.
London: The Bodley Head, 1981. decorated cloth, printed clear plastic dust jacket. Sendak, Maurice. oblong 4to. decorated cloth, printed clear plastic dust jacket. 278 pages. First English edition (Hanrahan A108). Biography of Sendak and his work beautifully illustrated with 94 full color plates and over 165 black-and-white drawings including an original Sendak pop-up. Contains a chronological listing of his works.This is the first major retrospective study of one of the major children's book illustrators of our time, creator of "Where The Wild Things Are," "In The Night Kitchen," and winner of both the Hans Christian Andersen and Caldecott Medals. Well preserved copy. (Inventory #: 123679)