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Dust jacket and fly leaf of The bat-poet; letter from Maurice Sendak to Randall and Mary Jarrell

Date: 1964 | Identifier: PS3519.A86 B38 1964
Dust jacket and front fly-leaf of The bat-poet, by Randall Jarrell, pictures by Maurice Sendak (New York: Macmillan, 1964). Inscribed on front fly-leaf "To Irene [MacAdams? Jarrell's mother-in-law] from Randall and Mary [Jarrell] with love. And now to Stuart [Wright], Maurice Sendak." "Der bat artist" [Maurice Sendak] letter to Dear Bat Poet & Wife [Randall & Mary Jarrell] with illustration of bat holding a paint brush in lieu of signature (ca. 1964). Cover and title page of unbound proof of The Bat-poet, Randall Jarrell's copy, autographed on title page by Maurice Sendak. Stuart Wright Book Collection #55.5. more...
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