Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 132

Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800

WILLIAM STEIG (1907-2003)

"Reptiles I'm Always Meeting."

Group of four studies for illustrations in the Chapter named above, published in How to Become Extinct, by Will Cuppy (Chicago: Univ of Chicago Press, 1983). Pen and ink on paper. Average image size is 76x102 mm; 3x4 inches, on 11 1/4x7 1/2-inch sheets. All captioned in lower margins, only one initialed "WS" by Steig ("Own your own snake").
Illustrations: The Garter Snake, The Glass Snake, Own Your Own Snake, and The Rattlesnake.