Maurice Sendak "Swine Lake"  First edition Illustrated children's book
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"Swine Lake" by James Marshall, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, published for the first time in 1999 by Harper Collins.First edition.Octavo in blue cloth wrapped boards, decorated end papers, heavy egg-shell finish pages, full color throughout, unpaginated.This is a "very good" or better vintage children's hardcover with a tight binding and crisp board hinges. No writing. No loose, torn or folded pages. No marks, no spotting. The boards are slightly warped, likely because of the dust wrapper. One small smudge on the bottom edge of the front board (see accompanying images).The original dust jacket is intact, showing the original publisher's price of $15.95 inside the front flap. No tears or folds. Amazingly uniform in color considering the back cover is primarily white/creme. One small little red smudge near bottom of spine on the back.A superlative vintage children's book!Will ship promptly, carefully packaged.