Continuing a two-year program to bring back 22 out-of-print Sendak treasures, this reissue highlights his amazing partnership with Krauss, who ...Show synopsisContinuing a two-year program to bring back 22 out-of-print Sendak treasures, this reissue highlights his amazing partnership with Krauss, who reveals the innermost feelings of little children. This title, first published in 1955, reveals the special bond in a girl's special friendship with a horse. Full-color illustrations.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good+ in Good+ DJ: Book shows Gift inscription at front end...Very Good+ in Good+ DJ: Book shows Gift inscription at front end paper; light wear at bottom edge; light foxing. Binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows indications of moderate use; foxing at front panel; light soiling at rear panel; worn to paper small area at rear panel; closed 1/4" tear at top spine; price unclipped; mylar-protected. REMAINDER, showing a mark at the bottom edge. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 16mo. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. First Ed; later printing, but still scarce (the LC number begins with 55, so this must be an early printing, but no indication that this is the first printing). Hardback with DJ. "Enchanting" is an overused word, but Maurice Sendak's illustrations and Ruth Krauss' narrative in Charlotte and the White Horse are enchanting without a quibble or a doubt. In this story about love, hope, newness, and possibilities, author Krauss sprinkles allusions to the biblical Song of Songs / Song of Solomon throughout the tale of Charlotte and her colt "-not a lion, not a fire engine-" Milky Way. The wind and the rains are gone, grasses sprouting, trees in bud. With radishes planted and winter over, spring and the time of singing have arrived in the land where Charlotte and Milky Way live. Sendak's full-color watercolor illustrations are simple yet wonderfully detailed. "Charlotte and the White Horse" would be an adorable keepsake for yourself or a gift for someone of any age, from preschool to centenarian. Maurice Sendak died 08 May 2012, at the age of 83. He was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Jewish-Polish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Besides Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There, and illustrated Little Bear. Ruth Krauss (1901 – 1993) was an American writer of children's books, including The Carrot Seed, and of theatrical poems for adult readers. Many of her books are still in print. She was a graduate of the Parson School of Design. She was a member of the Writers' Laboratory at the Bank Street College of Education in New York during the 1940s. Ruth Krauss married children's book author Crockett Johnson in 1943. They collaborated on many books, among them The Carrot Seed, How to Make an Earthquake, Is This You? and The Happy Egg. She died in Westport, Connecticut. Maurice Sendak characterized Krauss as "a giant" in the world of children's literature: "Prior to the commercialization of children's books, there was Ruth Krauss."
Description:Very Good. HARDCOVER, bound in 1/4 cloth with illustrated paper...Very Good. HARDCOVER, bound in 1/4 cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Gift inscription on front endpaper. No other interior marks. Boards show some light rubbing and a touch of light soil. Overall, a presentable copy.
Description:Very Good. Very good. No dust jacket. Light wear at edges, else...Very Good. Very good. No dust jacket. Light wear at edges, else very good. Harper, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good. NICE 1955 hardcover featuring the illustrations of Maurice Sendak. Pictorial boards, no jacket. Text and illustrations are very good; no marks, tears or creases. Pictorial front board of Charlotte and her White Horse. Likely 1st edition, no dates other than 1955 on the copyright page. A Sendak classic. Very sweet. A timeless gift for a girl and a horse.
Description:Very Good in Good jacket. Black cloth backed illustrated cover...Very Good in Good jacket. Black cloth backed illustrated cover overboards. $2.00 Publisher's price on flap. very light stain on bottom edge of book and dust jacket, ow fine. Sendak's first book in color.
Description:Fine-Collectible in Fine jacket. Reissue edition inscribed ...Fine-Collectible in Fine jacket. Reissue edition inscribed (personalized) and signed by both Krauss and Sendak. As new looks unread in like jacket (jacket price $4.95). Please email for photos.
Description:Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket....Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 16mo A most attractive First Edition/First Printing [Hanrahan A18] in Fine condition in Near Fine dustjacket. Some chipping and soiling of dustjacket, but in general it is clean and bright; The fantasy story of a little girl, named Charlotte, and her little white horse, Milky Way from the time Milky Way was born and took his first wobbly steps and from the beginning of the day to the end when Charlotte tells him goodnight and leaves her horse a bowl of water, hay, and oats.
Description:Sendak, Maurice. Fine in Very Good jacket. 12mo. Signed by...Sendak, Maurice. Fine in Very Good jacket. 12mo. Signed by Illustrator SIGNED first edition. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published NY: Harper & Brothers, 1955, first printing. [Hanrahan A18]. 12mo., 5 3/8" x 6 3/4", unpaginated 24pp., color illustrations by Maurice Sendak. Sendak's first all-color illustrated book. Black cloth and pictorial paper covered boards, floral design decorative endpapers in color. Inscribed by Sendak to photographer Sing-Si Schwartz on half title: "Jul 70', For Sing-Si, hello: Maurice Sendak" Laid in is a 1955 publication notice of the book in "The Villager", Greenwich Village, NY, Dec 15, 1955 featuring a photo of Sendak holding a dog. Three 4" x 6" duotone prints of Sendaks illustrations for the book laid in. Book is fine with no wear, dust jacket very good, $2 price on flap, mild age toning, darkening fade along the spine with a small chip off the crown, hairline split along dj spine with internal repair, inner front flap has offsetting from newspaper clipping. Three laid in prints fine. Uncommon signed.
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