January 1998. Poster Signed "For Reed L. Orenstein - with pleasure ! - Maurice Sendak Jan. '98." Color, 18.5" x 24". Ink halo at end of signature and at date. Fine condition.Illustration created by Maurice Sendak. The Tenth Anniversary poster for the annual New York Book Fair event on Fifth Avenue, September 1988. This coincided with the 25th Anniversary of Where The Wild Things Are (1963), encouraging the artist to remember New York antiquarian bookshops, depicting, among others, Biblio & Tannen, James & Melville, Dauber & Pine Books, Schultes Bookshop, Argosy ,and Weiser's Books, with a giant Wild Thing gnawing at the celebratory bunting, carrying Grimm's Fairy Tales, while reading La Tregua by Primo Levi. Issued only for September 18, 1988, to benefit Children's Services at New York Public Library. (Inventory #: 60606)
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