Dec 06, 2018 - Sale 2495

Sale 2495 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 2,340
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
"Burgess Bedtime Stories." Group of 6 illustrations published for the famous story series by Thornton W. Burgess, July-December 1955. Pen and ink with graphite on paper. Average size 178x152 mm; 7x6 inches. Signed, dated, and captioned lower margins. Each tipped to window mattes with copy of published story attached to versos.

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"'You better be careful where you walk' said Mother Gray." From Mother Gray's Mistake, July 15 "'What are you doing here?' squeaked Jerry angrily."'From The New Arrivals, September 19 But I did know what I was doing, mumbled Young Reddy." From Sore But Wiser, October 17 "The Young Fox was sure that Young Jimmy didn't have a chance in the world." From Young Reddy Finds Out, October 22 "She repeated this, then flew over to a neighboring tree." From What was Mother Thinking Of? December 2 "He made a beautiful high long jump right over the head of Mrs. Gray." From True to His Name, December 21.