New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959.
1st Edition. Hardcover. From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. First Edition, first printing of the fourth and final Eloise book inspired by the antics of the author's goddaughter, Liza Minnelli. A fine copy in orange paper covered boards, black titles and decorations in a lovely, crisp, pictorial dustwrapper that has been lightly and expertly restored. Bold and sassy illustrations by Hilary Knight. 4to. 66 pp. Unpaginated. A modern classic of children's literature, noted children's book illustrator and author Maurice Sendak called Eloise, "that brazen loose-limbed delicious little girl monster". TBCL.
Item #27169 Price: US$360.00