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Auktion: Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction
wurde versteigert am: 17. November 2013
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Children's Books, Three, Signed and Inscribed.Children's Books, Three, Signed and Inscribed.

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $
Zuschlagspreis:  480 $
Los-Nr. 316, Aufrufe: 15

Children's Books, Three, Signed and Inscribed. Margaret Wise Brown's (1910-1952) [aka Golden MacDonald] The Little Island, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard (1916-2000), New York: Doubleday & Co., 1946, first edition, signed by Weisgard; in publisher's pictorial cloth, with the slightly worn and chipped dust jacket, Caldecott Medal sticker on the front panel; Weisgard won the award for this book in 1948; James Thurber's (1894-1961) Many Moons, illustrated by Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975), New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Co., 1943, inscribed by Slobodkin to Julia Carter, "to my good friend, with deep affection," in publisher's red cloth, with the jacket, slightly sunned, chipping, with a small piece missing at the head of the spine; Slobodkin won the 1944 Caldecott for his illustrations in this work; [and] Marie Curtis Rains's (1884-1953) Lazy Liza Lizard, illustrated by Vera Neville, Chicago: Winston, 1938, inscribed to Carter on half-title, "[the author] is honored deeply that Julia should have squandered her worldly wealth in the purchasing of the foregoing," in blue publisher's cloth, without the jacket. (3) Provenance: from the collection of Julia F. Carter (1884-1980).

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Skinner
Titel: Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction
Auktionsdatum: 17.11.2013
Adresse: Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
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