Author: Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator: Maurice Sendak
GRIMM, Wilhelm. Dear Mili. An old tale by Wilhelm Grimm. Newly translated by Ralph Manheim. With pictures by Maurice Sendak. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux . Oblong 8vo, pp. Green-gray cloth decoratively stamped in blind, spine stamped in gold. A fine copy in the original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the artist, Maurice Sendak.
First edition. This tale of sacrifice, loss and ultimate reward was first written by Wilhelm Grimm in a letter to a little girl, but remained unpublished until this edition was issued. Sendak's moving illustrations capture the beauty and power of this A long-lost folk tale.