Random House, New York, 1971First Edition, First Printing, Signed with a Full page original drawing of Hunter Thompson "The Good Doctor" Near fine book with a near fine dust jacket. Signed with a spectacular full page drawing by Ralph Steadman of Hunter Thompson as "The Good Doctor". Thompson was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement, a style of writing that blurs distinctions between fiction and nonfiction. The book is equally famous of the highly detailed crazed illustrations by Ralph Steadman. This stunning example has an extremely rare full page original drawing by Steadman.
LUDWIG BEMELMANS, (AMERICAN 1898-1962) WATERCOLOR ON PAPER, 18″ X 12″ (Sight) FRAMED TO DIMENSIONS OF 27" X 20.5" SIGNED LOWER RIGHT A Stunning Original Watercolor and ink painting on paper by Ludwig Bemelmans (see bio below). A vibrant very large concept piece for what appears to have been an unused More Info »
MICHAEL HAGUE, (AMERICAN 1948-date) WATERCOLOR ON BOARD, PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATION from THE WIZARD OF OZWATERCOLOR ON BOARD, 22″ X 12.75″
SIGNED LOWER LEFT
A STUNNING DETAILED PUBLISHED DOUBLE PAGE ILLUSTRATION OF THE LION, DOROTHY, TOTO, THE SCARECROW AND THE TIN MAN FROM THE SCENE IN WHICH THE LION MAKES HIS APPEARANCE AND "With one blow of his paw he sent the Scarecrow spinning over and over to the edge of the road."!
GARTH WILLIAMS, (AMERICAN 1912-1996)ENORMOUS PRELIMINARY WATERCOLOR FOR THE COVER ARTWORK OF "THE RABBITS WEDDING", 23" X 12.5", accompanied by two vellum pieces with notes and titles for the cover art
CHARLES SCHULZ, (AMERICAN 1922-2000)FRAMED ORIGINAL BLACK FELT TIP DRAWING OF SNOOPY, ON A VIBRANT BLUE CARDAN ADORABLE OF SNOOPY SNOOZING ON TOP OF HIS DOG HOUSE, W. COA/LOA
THE ART IS IN FINE CONDITION AND WAS CUSTOM MATTED, FRAMED AND GLAZED. A VERY STUNNING PIECE!
ERIC CARLE, (AMERICAN 1929-Date)PEN & INK ON HEAVY PAPER STOCK, FRAMED TO A SIZE OF 20.5" X 14"10"A STUNNING IMPORTANT PRESENTATION PIECE, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ERIC CARLE,
An original drawing in pen and ink of a chicken and egg, a presentation piece both signed and inscribed by Eric Carle to his close personal friend and peer, Bill Halloran (who was a worldwide educational consultant on children's literature).
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975First Edition, First Printing, Flat Signed with a large Original Soup Can drawing Clean, crisp near fine book and near fine dust jacket. Boldly signed on the half title page with black marker in full signature with an original soup can drawing. The book will come with an LOA/COA from James Spence
ERIC CARLE, (AMERICAN 1929-Date)
PEN & INK ON HEAVY PAPER STOCK, FRAMED TO A SIZE OF 20.75" X 15"A STUNNING IMPORTANT PRESENTATION PIECE, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ERIC CARLE, "THE MIXED-UP CHAMELEON"This drawing was located on a blank page of the book (page size is 11.25" x 8.25") titled "The Mixed-Up Chameleon, written and illustrated by Eric Carle. Signed and inscribed by Eric Carle to his close personal friend and peer, Bill Halloran (who was a worldwide educational consultant on children's literature).