SENDAK, Maurice (illustrator). A Hole Is To Dig. A First Book of First Definitions. London; Hamish Hamilton. 1963.
Small 8vo. Original black cloth-backed pictorial boards, decorated endpapers; pp. ; with illustrations to every page in line, with captions in sepia; a fine copy protected by a fine, unclipped, dustwrapper (7s. 6d.); an elusive early Sendak title.
First U.K. edition; originally published in the U.S. in 1952.