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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    Little House in the Big Woods, Pepin, page 164 and 165 illustrations, 1953
    Pencil on tracing paper
    7.5 x 12 in.
    Signed lower left

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    "It was seven miles to town. The town was named Pepin, and it was on the shore of Lake Pepin. After a long time Laura began to see glimpses of blue water between the trees...Then all at once the road came out of the woods and Laura saw the lake. It was blue as the sky, and it went to the edge of the world. As far as she could see, there was nothing but flat, blue water...Right on the edge of the lake, there was one great big building. That was the store, Pa told her. It was not made of logs. It was made of wide, gray boards, running up and down. The sand spread all around it."


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