The item is fairly worn but continues to work perfectly. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents, and worn corners. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable.
Good. No Jacket. Good-Hardcover with No DJ. Moderate to heavy soiling and shelfwear to covers, including rubbng and tearing on corners. Textblock lightly soiled. Tearing on inside hinges. Writing on front endpaper. Some discoloration on inside covers and endpapers. Light soiling on a few pages. Some pages have a small bend in corner. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984.
Acceptable. 1989 Hardcover First Edition illus.  p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Sendak, Maurice. Poor/Fair. Later printing. Poor condition. Ex-library discard with the usual markings. Heavy shelf wear or edge wear on covers and spine. Books in Poor condition most likely will have severe binding defects or heavy markings or highlights on pages. Reader copy. Fair condition Dust Jacket Included. DJ has moderate to heavy edge wear, creasing, rubbing, chipping and soiling. (058)
This small funny book, filled with words and pictures, conveys an important moral --- the fact that the best part of living is doing, feeling, being together. Sendak's vignettes, or big full spread tableaux are memorable, funny, accurate. I found this book after about 45 years -- thanks to Alibris, of course --- and it's better than I remembered, at the same time, some of those tiny vignettes are just the same. Good for children, but not a baby book -- fun to read with a little kid and to talk about what's going on --- Thank you Alibris! Thank you Miss Krauss! Thank you Mr. Sendak!
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