The Wonderful Farm by Marcel Ayme illus by Maurice Sendak First Edition 1951 in dust jacket ~ Early Sendak


Title: The Wonderful Farm

Author: Marcel Ayme
Illustrator: Maurice Sendak

Description: Stated First Edition, with ''I-A'' on copyright page (signifying September 1951). Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Cloth is clean. Three consecutive leaves have a short closed tear on top edge. Slight soiling on a few pages, else interior is clean and unmarked. viii, 182 pages. Dust jacket has a few small chips and short tears; some general soiling; not price clipped ($2.50); in an archival mylar sleeve.

The first true children's book featuring Maurice Sendak as illustrator.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Place: New York
Year: 1951

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