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Price Realized: $625 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2400 Lot 108
DUMMER, H. BOYLSTON. The Robin Book. 14 typed pages with watercolor illustrations throughout. String-bound into hand-painted thick paper in the shape of a robin. 120x216 mm; 4 3/4x8 1/8 inches (from widest dimensions), horizontal hard crease to one wing, some creases to beak and tailfeathers; needs to be properly re-strung. signed twice by dummer. an incredibly charming little "moveable" book in the shape of a robin. Rockport, circa 1925
Estimate $300 - 400
Dummer, who, like Harrison Cady, lived in New York City and Rockport, Mass, was an active and prolific illustrator for The Youth's Companion, The Boston Post and the Christian Science Monitor where his weekly adventure series "Animal Town Aviators" was later published as two books.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $625