New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Newly translated by Ralph Manheim, with pictures by Maurice Sendak. A previously unknown Grimm tale, preserved in a letter written to a young girl, Mili, in 1816 and not discovered until 1983. Filled with the stunning neo-19th century illustrations of Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), who signed this copy on the half-title. Oblong quarto. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #63337
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