First issue of Gorey's bracing alphabet book, with a lengthy inscription by the publisher to comedian Phyllis Diller asserting he "designed this format for all this books to get him into a larger market. It worked!"
Inscribed second printing of the first edition of this Caldecott Award winner – with an original watercolor and inscribed to Marian Young, a prominent librarian and member of the Caldecott Award selection committee.
First printing of the second Jahdu book of Harlem-based mythologies – this copy inscribed by Hamilton to Elizabeth Shub, one of the editors with whom Hamilton was working on M.C. HIGGINS, THE GREAT which would go on to win the Newbery Medal.
Association first edition, later state, of the commercial and critical success that established Sendak's talent as an illustrator and Krauss's reputation for capturing child-like lyricism – inscribed by Sendak to "legendary" children's book collector Herbert Hosmer.
Inscribed third printing of the Caldecott winner, this copy inscribed by white author and filmmaker McDermott to Marian Young, a prominent librarian and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee.