Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Square 4to; xiv, , 102 pages
Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1984.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
A charming first edition/first printing in Fine condition in just about Fine, lightly rubbed dust-jacket.
The tale of Nutcracker, written by E. T. A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences since then. Maurice Sendak designed sets and costumes for ballet Christmas productions and has created even more magnificent pictures for this book ; Color Illustrations.