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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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Cloth backed boards. In very good second state dustjacket with Caldecott gold medallion and reviews on back inner flap, price cl
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New York: Harpers, 1963. First edition. Story and Pictures by Maurice Sendak. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Cloth backed boards. In very good second state dustjacket with Caldecott gold medallion and reviews on back inner flap, price clipped but dated 40-80 1163 on front flap. First edition. Story and Pictures by Maurice Sendak. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Hanrahan A58, note 2

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.

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
36101
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Format/binding
Story and Pictures by Maurice Sendak. 1 vols. Oblong 4to
Book condition
Used - Cloth backed boards. In very good second state dustjacket with Caldecott gold medallion and reviews on back inner flap, price cl
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Harpers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1963
Keywords
Extra-Illus | Maurice Sendak
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated Books;

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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second state
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price clipped
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Cloth
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First Edition
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