May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 41

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
DAVIS, BETTE. Her scrapbook, chronicling the birth of her daughter Barbara Davis Sherry, unsigned, but with holograph comments and explanations on most pages. The scrapbook, published by The Mother's Aid of the Chicago Lying-In Hospital with the title "Our Baby's First Seven Years," containing over 40 pages, including 8 pages blank or printed, 21 annotated by Bette Davis, and family documents, newspaper clippings, birthday and greeting cards, letters from Barbara, photographs, etc. Items pasted or loosely mounted. 12x9 inches, cloth. Vp, 1948-55

Additional Details

Congratulatory note signed by members of the cast of "Voice of the Turtle," including Sydney Greenstreet, Eve Arden, and Eleanor Parker Two-page typewritten instructions to a baby nurse on "Barbara's Routine" Two scrawls (identified by Bette) Photographs identified by Bette Letter from "Daddy" others.
with--L.M. Alcott. Morning Glories. 12mo, cloth; bookplates of Bette Davis and Barbara Davis Sherry. New York, 1871.