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Sale 2511 Lot 19
"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.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,500
"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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,040