The Sign on Rosie’s Door. First Edition (1960)
Book ID: 56408
The Sign on Rosie’s Door. Story and Pictures by Sendak. New York: Harper Brother’s 1960. First Edition, First Issue. Pp, 47. Pale pictorial cloth boards, in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. Jacket price clipped (later price sticker $2.75 attached), otherwise a very good to fine copy. [Hanrahan A41].
First edition, first issue with the following issue points: Front flap of d.j. publisher’s notation at bottom No.9759A, 50-80; back flap No. 9760A.
“Maurice Sendak, through both text and illustrations, fuses the appealingly familiar with the magical in a book of outstanding charm.” First published in 1960, The Sign on Rosie’s Door portrays children in their very real world of imagination as only Maurice Sendak can.