Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 18

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
MAURICE SENDAK. Bond, Gladys Baker. Seven Little Stories on Big Subjects. Illustrated by Sendak. 7 volumes [complete]. 12mo, pictorial wrappers; original pictorial board box, light toning and surface rubbing, few splits along sides of box top, but surprisingly bright; contents fine. New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, (1955)

Additional Details

scarce set of instructional booklets for children, volume one signed by sendak on title-page. Each contains a cover illustration and internal black-and-white illustrations by Sendak. The stories deal with various situations and conflicts that children might encounter and how to handle them. The titles are: #1 On Your Mark, #2 Jacob's Friendliest Town, #3 The Crankiest Man on Main Street, #4 Down the Old Bear Trail, #5 Johnny Red Feather, #6 Lonesome Feet, and #7 The Secret. Hanrahan A15.