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Where the Wild Things Are by  Maurice Sendak - First Edition - 1963 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 180812009)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

New York: Harper & Row, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition, first printing with base of title page bearing LOC number: 63-21253. A fine copy, with just faint soiling to the bottom of the front cover, else a remarkably fresh and an unusually bright copy. Lacking the dust jacket.

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
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
180812009
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New Like New
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1963

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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jacket
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First Edition
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fine
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LOC
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title page
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