Edited by Iona Opie & Peter Opie, illustrated by Maurice Sendak
First printing of the Sendak edition of this book of traditional nursery rhymes, first published by the Opies in 1947.
Fine in fine jacket.
I SAW ESAU: THE SCHOOLCHILD'S POCKET BOOK
Originally the first book published by the Opies, this new edition contains a new introduction by Iona Opie and is newly illustrated by Sendak. Includes hundreds of full- and partial-page illustrations in Sendak's "older" style, more reminiscent of both REALLY ROSIE and IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN.
Cambridge: Candlewick Press, (1992). 7.5'' x 5.5''. Original blue pictorial boards. In original dust jacket. Illustrated by Sendak throughout in color and in brown line. 160 pages.
The Fine Print
We work hard to meet our ethical responsibilty to describe our material accurately. All items are guaranteed as described and may be returned for any reason within 30 days. Please notify us before mailing a return.
We guarantee the authenticity of our items. All items are original (meaning not facsimiles or reproductions), first editions (i.e. first printings), unless otherwise noted. TPM is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and upholds their Code of Ethics.
All items subject to prior sale. Domestic orders over $250 and international orders over $500 ship gratis. We use USPS unless otherwise requested. Expedited, overnight, or international shipping, as well as other carriers, may carry additional costs beyond quoted rates. All orders receive tracking information and a direct contact in case of any questions.
We accept all major credit cards, Paypal, Venmo, check, money order, and bank wire. We are happy to accomodate institutional buyers' needs. Sales tax will be added to applicable purchases.
If for any reason you are dissatisfied with your purchase, please contact us. We prioritize our long-term relationships far above any individual purchase, and we want you to love your item as much as we loved cataloguing it.