Lot 67: PICTURES BY MAURICE SENDAK. #190 of 500.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Children's] PICTURES BY MAURICE SENDAK. Harper & Row, (nd), (Preface dated 1971). #190 of 500 signed by Maurice Sendak in margin of 1st plate. Signed plates image is a ...reproduction of a previously unpublished drawing of Jennie, the Sealyham terrier who posed for the heroine of Higglety Pigglety Pop , as stated on limitation notice. The unsigned plates are after book illustrations by Maurice Sendak. Total of 20 plates plus 4 preliminary leaves (2 printed on 1 side, 2 blank). Folio. Issued with the plates varying in size. Unbound as issued, in clamshell case with blue cloth spine and floral/leaf patterned front cover. Marginal crease to last plate. Otherwise near fine. 7.4 Lb.