New York: Harper & Brothers, (1952). First Edition, second state. Hardcover. Near Fine / Fine. A crisp and solid copy. Illustrated paste-down boards with teal spine. Very small previous owner initials and date on the front free endpaper. Illustrated endpapers and illustrated throughout by Maurice Sendak. "Grrr" is present. The jacket is not price-clipped with $1.50 present on the flap.