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Nutcracker

by Hoffmann, E. T. A

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
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About This Item

New York: Crown, 1984. Square 4to, navy cloth lettered in silver on cover and spine; matching cloth slipcase. As new. One of 250 signed copies with a signed and numbered lithograph by Maurice Sendak. Color pictorial endpapers and color double page and vignette illustrations throughout. The book was inspired by the performance of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Company of the classic ballet set to the music of Tchaikovsky with costumes and sets by Sendak. The print, "Faithful Nutcracker" is an original hand-drawn lithograph printed from an aluminum plate on chine appliqué paper. Signed and numbered by Maurice Sendak and with the workshop chopmark in the margin. An illustration can be found on my website by clicking on Catalogue 31 (item 71). By Artist. Cloth. Fine. Illus. by Maurice Sendak. Square 4to.

Synopsis

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are . In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. Ralph Manheim, translator of Grimm's Fairy Tales and many other works, was a renowned German-language translator.

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Details

Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
4191
Title
Nutcracker
Author
Hoffmann, E. T. A
Illustrator
Maurice Sendak
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Crown
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1984
Keywords
Nutcracker, Sendak, Children's Books, Ballet
Size
Square 4to

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plate
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