Edited by Iona Opie & Peter Opie, illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Signed limited first Sendak edition, limited to only 350 numbered copies, of this book of traditional nursery rhymes, signed by both Sendak and Iona Opie.
I SAW ESAU: THE SCHOOLCHILD'S POCKET BOOK
Originally the first book published by the Opies in 1947, 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, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, (1992). 7.25'' x 5.25''. Original blue pictorial boards, pictorial paste-on. In original paper wrapper with limitation sticker and original slipcase. Illustrated by Sendak throughout in color and in brown line. 160 pages.
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