MAURICE SENDAK
SIGNED BOOKS with INK SKETCHES

We are pleased to offer these exquisite copies of Sendak's books, each
SIGNED in Ink with an INK SKETCH

Sendak, Maurice (signed by with sketch), KENNY'S WINDOW, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1956) 1st ed, ill. by Maurice Sendak, unpaginated, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First edition of Sendak's First Book. Front flap of dustjacket has price of $2.00 at top and at bottom 60-10 and No. 6036A. Blurb from front flap continues to rear flap followed by Harper & Brothers and No. 6037A. Maurice Sendak's picture is on the rear of the dustjacket followed by two paragraph biography and No. 4676. An exceptionally nice copy with dustjacket showing some light browning on edges and faint wear. Previous ownership of this copy leads us to believe that it may never have been handled by a child, and internally looks unread. IN ADDITION, SIGNED in ink by Maurice Sendak on the reverse of the front free-endpaper with an INK SKETCH of his dog "Jennie" just above the signature., (Order No: 31039 ), $3750.00

 
IMAGE ON THE VERSO
of the front free end-paper of
KENNY'S WINDOW
 

Actual image size - 1 3/4 high by 2 1/4 wide

Sendak, Maurice (signed by with sketch), WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE - 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, [1988] 1st thus, ill. by Maurice Sendak, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1963, offered is the 25th Anniversary Edition First Edition Thus (on title page "25th Anniversary Edition 1"). SIGNED in ink on the half-title page by Maurice Sendak with an INK SKETCH of MOISHE just above the signature., (Order No: 31040 ), SOLD

Sendak, Maurice (signed by with sketch), IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN, Harper & Row, New York, (1970), ill. by Maurice Sendak, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First Edition with all points - Hanrahan A75 - NO Caldecott silver medal. Exceptionally nice bright copy SIGNED in ink by Maurice Sendak on the front free endpaper with an INK SKETCH of the "baker" just below his signature., (Order No: 31041 ), SOLD

IMAGE ON THE
Front free end-paper of
IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN

Actual size - 3 1/4 high by 3+ wide 

Sendak, Maurice (signed by with sketch), OUTSIDE OVER THERE, Harper & Row, New York, (1981) 1st ed, ill. by Maurice Sendak, unpaginated, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060255234 Last book Maurice Sendak did with his editor Ursula Nordstrom, with the editing work completed in his rural Connecticut home. SIGNED in ink by Maurice Sendak on the front free endpaper with an INK SKETCH of the "goblin" just below the signature., (Order No: 31042 ), SOLD

IMAGE ON THE
Front free end-paper of
OUTSIDE OVER THERE

Actual size - 3 high by 3 wide 

Sendak, Maurice (signed by with sketch); MacDonald, George; Sadler, Glenn Edward (introduction by), THE PORTENT: A STORY OF THE INNER VISION OF THE HIGHLANDERS COMMONLY CALLED THE SECOND SIGHT, Harper & Row, New York, (1979) 1st ed, frontispiece by Sendak, 160pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 006250563 First edition, $8.95 on front flap; 1179 at bottom of front flap. Exceptionally nice copy, SIGNED in ink by Maurice Sendak on the first blank leaf; and below signature an INK SKETCH of a young boy, most likely Duncan Campbell himself., (Order No: 31044 ), SOLD

Sendak, Maurice (signed by with sketch); Krauss, Ruth, OPEN HOUSE FOR BUTTERFLIES, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1960) 1st ed, pictures by Maurice Sendak, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First Edition with all points - Hanrahan A39. SIGNED in ink by Maurice Sendak on back of front free-endpaper; with an INK SKETCH of a cat just above the signature. Very nice copy with a minute closed tear on the front of the dustjacket., (Order No: 31048 ), SOLD

Ray Boas, Bookseller
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