"An alphabet book, a book of rhymes about each month, a counting book, and a cautionary tale are all written and illustrated by Sendak. What more could anyone ask?--"School Library Journal.""An alphabet book, a book of rhymes about each month, a counting book, and a cautionary tale are all written and illustrated by Sendak. What more could anyone ask?--"School Library Journal."Read Less
Illustrated by Sendak, Maurice. New in new dust jacket. Very small format. Set of 4 volumes-"Chicken Soup With Rice", "Pierre", "One Was Johnny" and "Alligators All Around". Yellow boards, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations. Approx 30 pages to each volume. Contained in a pictorial slip-case. In near fine pictorial slip-case very slightly rubbed at corners. [R]
Very Good. New York: Harper & Row, 1962. Early printing. Hardcovers. Complete in four books measuring 2 7/16" x 3 7/16". All four near fine, in near fine jackets. Very good slipcase. Jackets have light edge wear with a 1/2 cm closed tear to the bottom of the front panel of One Was Johnny. Rubbing and light bumping to the corners of the slipcase, showing at the corners. Bound in publishers pink cloth with acorn motif on front. Teal line at the bottom of the spine on Chicken Soup With Rice. (Hanrahan A51).
Collectible: Like New in Fine jacket. Author signed (title page Pierre) 4 volume miniature set in as new condition with as new jackets in original fine slipcase. 1962 Harper & Row Please email for photos.
Maurice Sendak. Collectible; Fine in Fine jacket. Another very attractive example of the 1962 correct 1st edition (see Hanrihan, A51, pgs. 58-60). This set also has the original $2.95 gold price sticker. Though not signed by Sendak, this set is also very crisp and bright and Near Fine. Both the books and the dustjackets of all 4 volumes have held up very nicely. Miniatures, 10x7x4 cm., pink cloth bindings,
Maurice Sendak. Collectible; Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author The 1962 correct--and uncommon--1st edition. According to the highly-regarded Sendak bibliography (Hanrihan, A51, pgs. 58-60), "the only way to tell a real first edition is to have one with a sticker of $2.95 on the box." This copy has a bright, clean example of the $2.95 gold sticker and, beyond that, is INSCRIBED BY MAURICE SENDAK on the front free endpaper of "Pierre", one of the 4 books in the set. This set has held beautifully: All 4 volumes--and their pictorial dustjackets--are very sharp and crisp and Near Fine. As is the publisher's original pictorial slipcase. The 4 books in the set are: "Chicken Soup with Rice", "One Was Johnny", "Aligators All Around" and "Pierre". Miniatures, 10x7x4 cm.
Maurice Sendak. Used in Used jacket. Signed A wonderful original 1962 hand signed Maurice Sendak boxed set of miniature books. This is the NUTSHELL LIBRARY by Maurice Sendak. Issued in 1962. Comprising of ONE WAS JOHNNY, ALLIGATORS ALL AROUND, PIERRS, CHICKEN SOUP WITH RICE. Four miniature books by Maurice Sendak. Book one is signed by Maurice Sendak to the front page as shown. All other books are un-signed. A wonderful genuine authentic Maurice Sendak signature as shown. Signed by Maurice Sendak to page as shown. Bound in publisher's original cloth and picture wrappers as issued. The books appear to have only been carefully read over the years and stored / looked after well. Some marks and light wear but nothing too serious at all. A lovely vintage set of original 1st issues. Very nice original condition. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. This is a SIGNED Maurice Sendak EDITION. An incredibly scarce autographed Maurice Sendak book. This hardback book set is signed by the renowned creator Maurice Sendak in book one. Signed by Maurice Sendak in ink as shown. Presented here in the original bindings. No internal inscriptions or marks, other than the signature of Maurice Sendak. A wonderful original signed Maurice Sendak boxed set from the early 1960s. A major collector's piece. A very nice originalMaurice Sendak SIGNATURE. A surefired investment with full 100% authenticity. Original certificate / letter of authenticity included. BUY your genuineMaurice Sendak autographs from the leading experts in Maurice Sendak FIRST EDITION BOOKS AND SIGNED Maurice Sendak EDITIONS. Genuine hand signed Maurice Sendak autographs with 100% GENUINE AUTHENTICITY-RARE AND SIGNED. The number 1 stockist of quality Maurice Sendak rare First Editions and leading Maurice Sendak AUTOGRAPH STORE ON THE WEB.
I used this little set of books for a gift at Xmas. The content was the same as years before and it brought tears to the eyes of my daughter who had relinquished the set received many years ago to her older sister. You have to love little books that bring to memory such a happy time!
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