Dec 15, 2022 - Sale 2625

Sale 2625 - Lot 21

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900


"Think Wild!"

Cover of the first paperback edition of the novel of the same title by Arnold Madison (New York: Archway, 1970). Watercolor on paper. 260x153 mm; 10 1/4x6 inches, sheet; attached to 14 1/2x11 1/4-inch illustration board. Signed (perhaps not in artist's hand) and with paperback issue number on verso. A copy of the book accompanies the artwork.

A wild and colorful illustration for a tale of teenagers whose restoration of their beloved junkyard car "Blue Monster" becomes a symbol of delinquency by a conservative group and plants them on the receiving end of their bigotry and violence.