First edition of this story of a girl and her horse, illustrated by Sendak in a style inspired by William Blake, uncommon with an inscription by Krauss.
Near fine in very good plus dust jacket.
CHARLOTTE AND THE WHITE HORSE
Krauss and Sendak worked together across several titles, and her understanding of children would influence his later works. Titles inscribed by Krauss are scarce. Sendak's illustrations for this delicately poetic tale were inspired by his admiration of the work of William Blake; in an interview with Philip Nel, Sendak said this was his "first attempt to unite" the text and illustration in a Blake style (154).
Read more: Nel, "Conversations with Maurice Sendak," page 154.
[New York]: Harper & Brothers, (1955). 6.5'' x 5.25''. Original cloth backed pictorial boards. Original color pictorial dust jacket. Color floral endpapers. Color pictorial title page with color illustrations throughout.  pages. Inscribed by Krauss in ink to verso of front flyleaf. Dust jacket lightly toned to edges, with very light chipping to corners and small closed tear to rear. Corners and spine ends of binding very lightly bumped. A sharp, bright copy.
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