New York: An Ariel Book; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969. First printing. Hardcover. SIGNED. 110pp. Slate gray cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and an elaborately decorative vignette on the front cover. With a slight lean to the spine, and subtle damp staining on the rear board. The endpapers have a handful of prominent moisture stains, and they are faded at the edges. The pages are clean. No dust jacket. Good +. Item #48584
Signed by Maurice Sendak on the front free endpaper. Dated "Sept. 81." Unfortunately, the signature is a bit moisture stained.