Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) THOMAS, BOB. Walt Disney: The Art of Animation. Numerous color and black & white illustrations. 4to, publisher's 1/4 cloth over pictorial boards, shelfwear to bottom edges, corners slightly bumped; unclipped dust jacket, one tape mend on verso repairing small closed tear at spine panel head, laminate beginning to separate along folds and at tops of front and rear flap corners; front hinge tender. First edition, signed by Walt Disney, and with 22 additional signatures by 22 Disney staff, each on a page near the appropriate portrait. Among these are signatures by the "Nine Old Men": Eric Larson, Ward Kimball, Milt Kahl, Frank Thomas, Les Clark, Marc Davis, Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery, and Ollie Johnston (pp. 134-35). (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958)