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    [Children's Literature]. Group of Four Children's Books. [Various Places: 1953-1969]. First editions, two later printings, signed or inscribed.

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    [Children's Literature]. Lot of Four Children's Books. [Various Places: Publishers, Dates]. Signed or inscribed. Titles include: Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are, 1963, first edition without dust jacket, signed on the half-title; Edward Gorey, The Unstrung Harp, 1953, first edition in price-clipped dust jacket, inscribed on the title-page; Munro Leaf, The Story of Ferdinand, 1969, later edition in price-clipped dust jacket, inscribed with original drawings on the half-title by Leaf; Kay Thompson, Eloise, tenth printing in dust jacket, inscribed by Thompson on the verso of the front free endpaper. Publisher's bindings. Some occasional wear, soiling. Generally very good. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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