Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 1,920
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
MAURICE SENDAK with Margolis, Matthew. Some Swell Pup or, Are You Sure You Want a Dog? Illustrated by Sendak. 8vo, gilt-lettered brown cloth; dust jacket, scattered light rubbing and scuffing. Hanrahan A97. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, (1976)

Additional Details

first edition, inscribed and signed by sendak with a watercolor and ink sketch of the pup and the boy. A voice bubble for the dog reads "For Deborah, Ho-Ho!" and the boy, as he steps in a pile of puppy poop: "Oye! Some Swell Mess!" Dated June 1980.