Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 16

Price Realized: $ 1,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
MAURICE SENDAK. Blake, William. Poems from William Blake's Songs of Innocence. Cover image and 8 illustrations by Sendak in sepia. Tall thin 8vo, original pictorial French fold sewn wrappers, mild uneven toning to white portion of cover, short clean tear at bottom edge of front flap, vertical crease to inner edge of rear flap (appears to be printer's flaw); custom clamshell box by Paper Dragon Bindery of gilt-stamped 1/4 burgundy morocco with black lettering pieces over black cloth. London: The Bodley Head, (1967)

Additional Details

signed copy of the first and only printing. limited to 275 copies. Printed at the Stellar Press for for presentation by The Bodley Head at Christmas, 1967. The text is reprinted from the 1957 Nonesuch Press edition of The Complete Writings of William Blake. Hanrahan A69.