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A Hole is to dig: a first book of first definitions.

Author: Krauss, Ruth. Maurice Sendak [illus]
ISBN #: 
Price: $25.00
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publisher Location: NY
Book Condition: VG
Dust Jacket Condition: VG-
Binding: Hard Cover
Pub Date: 1952
A reprint edition. 16mo, green illustrated paper-backed boards / black cloth backstrip, unpaginated picture book, illus eps; jacket has been price-clipped, but a $2.50 sticker remains. VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD- jacket: book has sl. rubbing to boards at bottom edge, sl. spotting along top edge, pages are clean and tight; jacket has lt. edgewear 2 sm. closed tears at spine head and tail, a 1" closed tear to top rear panel, sl. soiling, price-clipped. A delightful Sendak / Krauss creation...