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Two signed and limited editions by Ludwig Bemelmans, one with an original color drawing

Estimate: US$300 - US$500
Price realised:  US$420
Lot number 199, Views: 74

Title: Two signed and limited editions by Ludwig Bemelmans one with an original color drawing Author: Bemelmans, Ludwig Place: New York Publisher: The Viking Press Date: 1941 & 1945 Description: Includes: The Donkey Inside. With an original colored drawing of a artist (possibly a monk?) painting on an easel, signed by Bemelmans in ink, as issued; plus an additional ink inscription on the half-title, "For Grace and Val, honorary patria, & I love you, Ludwig V." Two-tone cloth lettered in gilt. No. 141 of 175 copies. 1941. Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. Signed by Bemelmans on the limitation page. Cloth, color pictorial cover label, slipcase. (Slipcase top edge broken, splitting at some seams; volume spine darkened with rubbing at ends.) Out of series copy from a total run of 500 copies. 1945. Both are first editions. Lot Amendments Condition: Very good condition. Item number: 279952

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 609: The Gary Dollar Collection of the Wizard of Oz, with Children’s Books, Art & Illustration, Fine Bindings & Sets
Date of the auction: 9 Mar 2017
Address: PBA Galleries
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