Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light wear to spine ends. 1st Edition. Ivory cloth, round label with title and illustration on cover, no spine title. 28.5×22.2 cm. Signed by the author on the ffep with no names or inscription. Dust jacket has Caldecott sticker on cover, 1070 on front flap and seven titles on rear flap, price has been clipped. Harper and Row. New York. 1970.  pp. Illustrated with Sendak’s fantastic illustrations.