SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF SENDAK’S LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES, 1984
Love for Three Oranges
The Love for Three Oranges: the Glyndebourne Version. Stage and Costume Designs, Maurice Sendak.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1984).
Slim quarto, original russet cloth, mounted cover illustration, pictorial endpapers, original illustrated slipcase. $550.Signed limited first American edition of Corsaro’s account of his and Sendak’s production of Prokofiev’s opera, number 11 of only 200 copies, illustrated with Sendak’s designs and signed by both Corsaro and Sendak.
Corsaro’s plot summary of his and Sendak’s version of Prokofiev’s opera L’Amour des Trois Oranges
, as produced for the 1982 Glyndebourne Festival, is punctuated by the creative dialogue between Corsaro and Sendak as their version took shape. The endpapers contain Sendak’s complete storyboard, with three revisions to the desert scene. Illustrated with details from the storyboard and numerous finished drawings of costumes and sets.