In the Night Kitchen.
First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Sendak on the half title, “For Arnold Larsen, with best wishes! Maurice Sendak Feb. 71.” A 1971 Caldecott Honor title. This title was a banned book and is rank 25th by the American Library Association on its “100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000” list.
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Tall quarto. Tan cloth boards, illustration pasted down to front board, brown endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. A bright copy in the dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at ends of spine and corners, lower corner of front flap clipped. An excellent copy.