The condition of the book and dust jacket is very good. It is covered in mylar. Clean, tight with no tears, no creases, no writing. "Dear Mili", translation copyright 1988 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux; stated First Edition. This is a Grimm fairy tale that was discovered after 150 years! The story of Dear Mili was preserved in a letter Wilhelm Grimm wrote to a little girl in 1816 & remained in her family for 150 years. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak at the height of is career. There are 13 full page illustrations and 3 double page illustrations. Incredible illustrations; an amazing book! Bound by Horowitz/Rae Book Manufacturers. The book pages are heavy, high quality paper.