New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1973. Maurice SENDAK. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. Vol I: 12mo; 168pp; gilt-stamped ornament on brown cloth over board, gilt-stamped spine; dark brown endpapers; b&w illustrated frontispiece plus 12 additional plates; unclipped tri-colored dust jacket with price on front flap, “Two volumes, boxed $12.95”, light shelfwear; fine in near fine dj.
Vol. II: 12mo; 169-332pp; gilt-stamped ornament on brown cloth over board, gilt-stamped spine; dark brown endpapers; b&w illustrated frontispiece plus 13 additional plates; fine in fine dj.
Orange slipcase with illustrated paper onlay, scuffing to edges and corners, soiling to back and top, black mark to front, structure sound; very good minus. Hanrahan A82. Fine / Fine. Item #1069
Includes these Grimm stories with Sendak’s fanciful illustrations: The Three Feathers; Hans My Hedgehog; The Story of One Who Set Out to Study Fear; Brother and Sister; Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle; The Twelve Huntsmen; Fitcher’s Feathered Bird; The Devil and His Three Golden Hairs; The Fisherman and His Wife; The Master Thief; Brother Gaily; The Goblins; Hansel and Gretel; The Frog King, or Iron Henry, The Poor Miller’s Boy and the Little Cat; Frederick and His Katelizabeth; The Golden Bird; Bearskin; Godfather Death; Many-Fur; Rapunzel; Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs; Rabbit’s Bride; The Two Journeymen; Ferdinand Faithful and Ferdinand Unfaithful; Mrs. Gertrud; and the Juniper Tree.