Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 348

Price Realized: $ 22,500
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) [Disney Studios.] Sketch Book [For Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs]. Illustrated with twelve tipped-in color plates. 4to, publisher's beige linen stamped in black, mottling to covers; dust jacket, age-toned with fingersoiling, spine tips and fold corners with small nicks, modest rubbing to folds, sticker covering printed price; few spots to endpaper gutters. London: Wm. Collins Sons & Co., 1938

Additional Details

First edition, signed and dated [19]38 by Walt Disney, also with "4" inked on the front flap of the jacket in his hand. According to the auction description Disney is understood to have signed and numbered 5 copies for presentation at the time of publication. The first two were presented to Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, and this copy, no. 4, to unspecified recipient (Phillips, London, 18 September 1998).