Jun 04, 2019 - Sale 2511

Sale 2511 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 1,040
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
"Burgess Bedtime Stories." Group of 6 illustrations published for the famous story series by Thornton W. Burgess, 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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"This morning when he looked down, he saw only Thunderer..." From Old Mr. Sun Does His Bit. Jan 12 "King Eagle shook his snowy white head. `No,' he said." From King Eagle Brings Bad News, March 6 "Reddy looked at Mrs. Reddy and grinned." From A Fine Feathered Explosion, April 27 "There were places where the water was very, very swift, called rapids." From Home At Last, Aug 1 "Now he suddenly came to life. He began to swim." From Through Little Miss Elver's Eyes, Aug 10 "Peter wished he was over in the Green Forest." From Peter's Foolish Wish Comes True, Dec 16.