(SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. THE GIANT STORY by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers. NY: Harper & Brothers (1953). 4to, (8 1/4 x 11"), pictorial cloth, Fine in sl worn dust wrapper with price intact. 1st edition. The story in de Regniers' first book, tells of a little boy who decides to become a giant for a day. Broadly and boldly illustrated in color by Sendak on every page. Hanrahan A9. This is an outstanding copy of one of the rarest Sendak first editions, especially with the dust wrapper.