Sale 14BP01 | Lot 217

SENDAK, MAURICE The Acrobat

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
SENDAK, MAURICE  The Acrobat

Lot Details

Lot 217
SENDAK, MAURICE The Acrobat. [Santa Barbara:] Carpricorn Press, [1959]. First edition, signed by Sendak on the last panel. 1...
. [Santa Barbara:] Carpricorn Press, [1959]. First edition, signed by Sendak on the last panel. 1 1/8 x 5 inches (3.5 x 13.5); Hand-colored by the artist. The title panel browned with a few faint stains and nicks.
A scarce early Sendak production, issued as a Christmas card in 1959. The title is often listed as Sendak's third illustrated work for children. We find no copy in the auction record or amongst the trade.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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