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Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Price Realized 250.00 USD
Date Sold 6/1/2017

Lot # 124
Estimate 140.00 - 200.00 USD
Group - Category Books - Children's Books
Lead 3 signed by Maurice Sendak incl: LULLABIES...
[Sendak/Signed] 3 Titles signed by the illustrator, Maurice Sendak. ++ Ruth Krauss. SOMEBODY ELSE’S NUT TREE AND OTHER TALES FROM CHILDREN. Ffep signed and numbered “70/75/ Maurice Sendak” and also signed by Ruth Krauss. (Lenox, MA: Bookstore Press, 1971). 8vo. Red cloth. Slightly warped. Dj’s front panel stained. ++ Ruth Krauss. A HOLE IS TO DIG: A FIRST BOOK OF DEFINITIONS. Signed by Maurice Sendak on title page. Harper & Brothers, (1952). Later printing, with “Grr-r-r” added and teal (bright blue-green) cloth spine. Dj is price clipped, but with no mention of the 1964 Caldecott. Hanrahan A4. 12mo. Book is very good. Staining to dj’s rear panel and around its spine base. ++ LULLABIES AND NIGHT SONGS. Music by Alec Wilder, pictures by Maurice Sendak, Edited by William Engvick. NY: Harper & Row, (1965). 1st printing: “$6.95” dj price. Lower portion of front panel: “Harper & Row, Publishers” and “1065.” Rear flap has a 25-line blurb, an 18-line blurb on Sendak, and a 12-line blurb on Engvick. Hanrahan A63. 4to. Dark blue cloth. Very good. Dj has minor staining, edgewear, small tears near corners of dj’s panels (longest 3/4 inch). Ffep signed and inscribed “For Zelda Teplitz-hello!/ Maurice Sendak/ Dec. ‘70.”
Name WAV #273 June catalog
Auctioneer Quinn's Auction Galleries
Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Date(s) 6/1/2017
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Fine and rare books, maps, autographs, Americana and prints; 2 volumes of Lorca poetry signed and inscribed by Federico Garcia Lorca; ALS of Joseph Brant; with books, autographs and portrait prints, ex inventory of The Queen's Shilling (Military and Historical). Signed material from NASA astronauts and manuscript sheet music by John Quincy Adams. Prints include two images from Seba's Cabinet of Natural Curiosities and a signed mother and child by Francoise Gilot.
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