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Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very good/very good
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Atlanta, Georgia
Item Price:
US$500.00
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About This Item

(New York): Harper & Row, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Oblong quarto, illustrated by Sendak. A very good copy in the second state jacket with Caldecott medal affixed to the front of the dust jacket, Price of $3.50 on the jacket. Hanrahan A58. Jacket nicked at the spine heads.

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
Old New York Book Shop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
42838
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
(New York)
Date published
1963

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About Old New York Book Shop

The Old New York Book Shop was founded in 1971. I was located at 1069 Juniper St in Atlanta for more than 25 years. After the advent of the internet I moved to my home. I am a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America). All books are returnable for any reason within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. Books are described in adherence to the strict code of ethics and professionalism employed by the ABAA.

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quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
second state
used in book collecting to refer to a first edition, but after some change has been made in the printing, such as a correction,...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]

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