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Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak - First Edition - 1967 - from Lasting Words Ltd (SKU: 014962)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Good++
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UK: Bodley Head, 1967. 1st Edition UK 1967 Illustrated in colour throughout by the author. Sendak's most famous book, both as an author and as an illustrator, and one of the most influential modern picture books. Book is very good and quite bright. Light edge rubbing. Fine creasing to one corner of board. Contents good. The wrapper is good++ and quite bright. Edges rubbed and nicked. Small loss to spine tips and corners. Spine age toned and darkened. A few closed tears to edges. Wrapper generally quite age toned . More images can be taken upon request.Ref 12872. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good++. Illus. by Maurice Sendak. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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
Lasting Words Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
014962
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Maurice Sendak
Illustrator
Maurice Sendak
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good++
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bodley Head
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1967
Size
4to - over 9�" - 12" tall

Terms of Sale

Lasting Words Ltd

Postage, packing and insurance are extra at cost. Books may be returned within ten days of receipt if found to be not as described, providing the books are returned adequately packaged and in the same condition as received. I recommend that all returned books are sent by a tracked and signed for postal service as any losses or damage during transit are the responsibility of the sender. Postage return refunds will be at the same postal price as when shipped. Please notify us prior to returning any books. Books remain the property of Lasting Words Ltd until payment is received in full. Lasting Words Limited cannot be held responsible if an item is delayed during transit. Lasting Words Ltd will do their uptmost to find your order as quickly as possible. By purchasing this book you waive your right to claim any losses incurred due to the delay in receiving this book. Please contact Lasting Words at 01604 721644 or 07938 055793. E Mail lastingwords@btconnect.com

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About Lasting Words Ltd

Lasting Words Limited are professional antiquarian booksellers. We are members of the PBFA and have been retailing books for over twenty years. We sell all types of books with a specialization in literature fiction., children's books, illustrated books and crime fiction. If you require any particular book then with our worldwide contacts we will endeavour to find your wants. We offer a full insurance, cataloguing and valuation service for single books to complete libraries. We also purchase quality books and will offer a fair market value for any offered. We always welcome direct contact with our customers.

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
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First Edition
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spine
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edges
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