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    Rare Sendak -- Never Published For Sale

    [Maurice Sendak, illustrator]. William Blake. Poems from William Blake's Songs of Innocence. London: The Bodley Head, [1967]. First and only printing. Edition limited to 275 copies for presentation at Christmas, printed for the publisher by the Stellar Press. Tall twelvemo. Original wrappers. 19 pages. Cover illustration and eight drawings by Maurice Sendak (one drawing repeated). Text reprinted from the 1957 Nonesuch Press edition of The Complete Writings of William Blake. Illustrated sewn wrappers. Lower corner throughout with mild bump. Laid in is an engraved slip from the publisher reading "With Compliments, Max Reinhardt." A near fine copy of a very scarce Sendak item.



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    February, 2012
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