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NUTSHELL LIBRARY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318581
Published by Collins. 1st UK 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very small format. Set of 4 volumes - "Chicken Soup With Rice", "Pierre", "One Was Johnny" and "Alligators All Around". Cream/peach boards, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations. Approx 30 pages to each volume. Contained in a pictorial slip-case. Some very slight grubbiness to dustwrappers. Slipcase is slightly edge rubbed.

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HECTOR PROTECTOR AND AS I WENT OVER THE WATER
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318026
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Two nonsense nursery rhymes wonderfully illustrated by full-page colour pictures. 7.5 x 8.5". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0370007743. Spine bumped. Light page browning throughout. There is a small damp mark to textblock (but it doens't affect the actual pages). Dustwrapper is lightly browned and is grubby and edge rubbed.

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WE ARE ALL IN THE DUMPS WITH JACK AND GUY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2131199
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose. Oblong format. Buff boards, dark brown/red title to spine. Full page illustrations - little text. ISBN: 0062050141. Foxing/spotting to endpapers, page edges, but illustrations are still lovely and bright.

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HECTOR PROTECTOR AND AS I WENT OVER THE WATER
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2130298
Published by Harper & Row. 1st USA 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Two Nursery Rhymes With Pictures. Green cloth spine and pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. American edition. Wear to cover edges and corners. Inscriptions in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips and foxing; minimal loss.

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WE ARE ALL IN THE DUMPS WITH JACK AND GUY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1317701
Published by Harper Collins. 1st USA 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose. Oblong format. Buff boards, dark brown/red title to spine. Full page illustrations - little text. ISBN: 0062050141. Tiny dents to cover edges and some slight rubbing to edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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DIE MINI-BIBLIOTHEK
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1317424
Published by Diogenes. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nutshell Library in Dutch. 4 small format books (9 x 6.5 cm). Cream boards, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations throughout. Minimal rubbing to spine ends else fine copy in dustwrappers which have a couple of very small marks. Pictorial slipcase is edge rubbed.

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OUTSIDE OVER THERE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1815523
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ida's baby sister is snatched away by the goblins... Red cloth, gilt titles. Oblong format. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370304039. A few minor marks to dustwrapper.

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SOME SWELL PUP
Written by Maurice Sendak; Matthew Margolis. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1507611
Published by The Bodley Head. 1991. Very good condition.

Or Are You Sure You Want a Dog? Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations in cartoon strip style. ISBN: 0370018079. Fading to spine and lower edges of covers. A little bumping to corners and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers.

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HIGGLETY PIGGLETY POP! OR THERE MUST BE MORE TO LIFE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1507594
Published by The Bodley Head. 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The tale of Jennie the Sealyham terrier, who packs her black leather bag with the gold buckles and goes out into the world to look for something more than everything. Square brown boards with yellow title to spine and square picture to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370015053. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, spine lightly browned, tiny bit grubby.

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IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2123265
Published by Harper & Row. Circa 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with circular pictorial onlay to front. Full-page colour illustrations. A Caldecott Honor book. American edition. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of closed edge-tears. Reprint.

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WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.

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IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1109217
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1971. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown pictorial boards. The second book in Sendak's famous Wild Things trilogy. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0370015495. Ex-lib., with tape marks to pastedowns; marks to some pages. Wrinkling and some grubby marks to pages. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few marks - especially damp mark to rear panel.

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