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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1317618
Published by The Random House Group. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fiftieth anniversary edition. Large oblong format. Beige cloth spine, white pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year. ISBN: 9780370007724. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased/nicked with a small grubby mark to front panel and a patch of surface paper damage to rear panel.

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THE WHEEL ON THE SCHOOL
Written by Meindert Dejong. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1816759
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Lina wanted storks to nest on the roofs of Shora, a small Dutch fishing-village, as they used to in her grandmother's time. Blue boards, black titles to spine. B/w illustrations to text. 298 pages. 8 x 5.5". Browning to text block and page margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a tear across spine and rear panel neatly repaired to verso, rear panel grubby.

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IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2127696
Published by Harper & Row. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with circular pictorial onlay to front. Full-page colour illustrations. A Caldecott Honor book. American edition. Early reprint of American edition. Some browning to cover edges. Crayon name to front endpaper has been crossed out. A little foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; some tape repairs to verso; only a little loss. Surface paper damage to bottom of front panel, where there used to be a sticker.

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BEARS
Written by Ruth Krauss. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2127392
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. With just 27 words, the inimitable Ruth Krauss created a charming little universe. ISBN: 0007206623. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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DEAR MILI
Written by Wilhelm Grimm. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2127222
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st 1988. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A previously unknown tale discovered in 1983. The story of Mili who is sent into the forest by her mother to save her from a terrible war. She is given shelter by an old man and serves him faithfully for what she thinks are three days but are in fact thirty years. Large oblong format. Grey cloth with gilt title to spine and embossed vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0670801682. Covers are damp marked and a bit bowed. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with foxing to verso and some grubby marks.

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NUTSHELL LIBRARY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1816295
Published by Collins. Slightly better than very good condition.

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. Dustwrappers faded and a little rubbed to spines else books are in fine condition. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which is heavily faded with a small tear to surface paper at lower corner.

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A HOLE IS TO DIG
Written by Ruth Krauss. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2126019
Published by The Bodley Head. 1976. Very good condition.

A first book of first definitions. Green pictorial boards. Brown text and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370018060. Spine is faded. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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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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NUTSHELL LIBRARY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1317412
Published by Harper Collins. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Set of 4 volumes - "Chicken Soup With Rice", "Pierre", "One Was Johnny" and "Alligators All Around". Red cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations. Approx 30 pages to each volume. Minatures being, 3.5 x 2.5". Contained in a pictorial slip-case. ISBN: 0060255005. Minimal rubbing to spine ends and corners. Dustwrappers slightly edge rubbed with tiny nicks to spine ends. Pictorial slipcase is slightly faded and edge rubbed, slight surface paper damage to base of case.

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A HOLE IS TO DIG: A FIRST BOOK OF FIRST DEFINITIONS
Written by Ruth Krauss. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2124273
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Cloth spine, light green pictorial paper boards. B/w illustrations, brown text. Small piece of tape to front pastedown. Inscription in ink, with small illustration to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is unevenly browned with edge-creasing and chipping; some loss to spine.

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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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BRUNDIBAR
Written by Tony Kushner. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2123955
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

After the Opera by Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister. Oblong format. Brown cloth with black and gilt titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1844280284. SIGNED by Illustrator on publisher bookplate stuck on dedication page. Very faint damp staining to gutter edge of both boards. Contents also crinkled at top edges from damp (no staining). Wrapper is edge-creased with sticker to front panel.

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