Item #013395 TEN TITLES, INSCRIBED, BY MORDICAI GERSTEIN including the rare GUESS WHAT and Caldecott winner THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS. Mordicai Gerstein.

TEN TITLES, INSCRIBED, BY MORDICAI GERSTEIN including the rare GUESS WHAT and Caldecott winner THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS

various. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Ten titles written and/ or illustrated by prolific children's book author/ illustrator and Caldecott winner Mordicai Gerstein (1935 -2019), each inscribed by him, some with his author/ illustrator wife, Susan Yard Harris, and their young daughter Risa, to a pair of close friends. Some of the books have original sketches by Gerstein. All are in apparently unread condition in at least near fine dustjackets, all unclipped. . All first printings unless otherwise noted. The lot $625. Reciprocal discount applies. Plus shipping. Mordicai Gerstein and Susan Yard Harris. GUESS WHAT? NY: Crown, 1991. Inscribed by both Mordicai and Susan, and daughter Risa and dated 1992. Scarce title - not listed in books by Gerstein on his Wikipedia entry. ANYTIME MAPLESON AND THE HUNGRY BEARS. NY: Harper & Row, 1991. Illustrated by Harris. Inscribed by both Harris "Sue" and Gerstein "Mordicai" and dated Jan 1992 "with love and wishes for stacks of pancakes and syrup forever" with a sketch of a stack of pancakes with syrup, the topic of the story. THE NEW CREATURES. NY: Harper Collins, 1991. Second printing. Signed with full name by Mordicai and dated Jan 1992, with a sketch of Herman, an old sheepdog, the central character of the story which is on dustjacket cover and title page. THE STORY OF MAY. NY: Harper Collins, 1993. Inscribed by Mordicai "with love" dated 8/93 with a sketch of a girl in a dance of spring. Incidental foxing on half title and rear fly; dj spine slightly faded. THE SHADOW OF FLYING BIRD: A LEGEND FROM KURDISTANI JEWS. NY: Hyperion, 1994 Inscribed by Mordicai and dated 11/12/84 with a sketch of a bird. WHAT CHARLIE HEARD. NY: Farrar, Strauss Giroux, 2002. Inscribed by Gerstein, "let's hear it for noise and music" and dated 03/20/02 THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS. Brookfield,CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2003. The Caldecott winner, without the Caldecott seal. Inscribed "with love" by Mordicai and dated 10/03. A BOOK. NY: Roaring Book Press, 2009. Inscribed by Mordicai. 1/16/2020. I AM PAM. NY: Roaring Book Press, 2016. Inscribed by Moricai - "see you in the movies'' - and dated 12/20/16 THE SLEEPING GYPSY. NY: Holiday House, 2016. Inscribed by Mordicai 12/28/16. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #013395

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