Including Margery Williams Bianco, with illustrations by Maurice Sendak
Volume 35 in this running collection, with an obscure and fascinating Sendak contribution – illustrations for Margery Williams Bianco's VELVETEEN RABBIT.
Very good in very good jacket.
BEST IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1960
THE VELVETEEN RABBIT comprises pages 85-105, delicately illustrated by Sendak in line with pink highlights. It also contains an article with instructions on "simple sewing" for dolls, including patterns for various fashions. THE BEST IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS series presented an assortment of fairy tales, prose and poetry, much of it newly illustrated for the series.
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday Inc, 1960. 8.25'' x 5.25''. Original quarter blue glazed cloth with grey glazed cloth boards illustrated with blue and black-stamped vignettes. In original color pictorial dust jacket. Red and blue pictorial endpapers, fore-edge machine deckle. Lavishly illustrated throughout by various artists. 160 pages. Ink owner name on front free endpaper. Front hinge thinly cracked but firm. Jacket with shallow chipping at spine ends, a few closed tears with one larger closed tear on rear panel repaired with tape on verso, some soiling.
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